Travis Scott he wants to make sure he not only returns to his community, but helps guide children to future success ̵
1; and he plans to do both through his own non-profit organization.
Trav has just launched The Cactus Jack Foundation … and his first line of work is the launch of the Waymon Webster Fellowship, named after his grandmother – who is a HBCU Fellow.
In light of this, this scholarship will be available exclusively to students currently enrolled in a handful of HBCUs, namely, Morehouse College, Howard University, Southern University of Texas, Grabling State University (where his mother went) and Prairie View University. .. this is his grandfather’s old step.
The scholarship will cover the tuition costs of students who are facing financial difficulties and who are affected by the pandemic – Travis will select the recipients.
Travis tells TMZ … “My grandfather wanted me to spend it all over college, I feel he has the power in education so that I can give someone the opportunity to fulfill that dream, because my dad thought it was amazing. “
He has also partnered with The Parson’s School of Design to bring the Cactus Jack program to Houston and will offer an online program to certify students from the county through scholarships.
The rapper dropped out of the University of Texas as a sophomore to pursue a musical career, but apparently still sees value in higher education.
This Cactus Jack Foundation is just the latest charitable endeavor for Travis … who recently did everything from launching an agricultural program in elementary schools to merging with the Houston Arts and Parks Department.