Pharrell Gives Internships to 114 Harlem High School Graduates

Nicole Rojas
Jul 3, 2019 - 5:00

Artist Pharrell Williams gave graduates at one Harlem high school the opportunity of a lifetime during their graduation. Williams, who served as the commencement speaker for the graduating class of Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy, offered all 114 graduates guaranteed internships. “So let me be clear, every member of the 2019 graduating class is guaranteed an internship waiting for them, you, next summer,” Williams said in a video posted by Harlem’s Children’s Zone. “It’s one thing to be ‘woke,’ another to be awake, leaned in, and engaged.”All 114 graduates received acceptance letters to colleges and universities across the US,

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