Penn State Student, Joshua Johnson, Tap Dances to Pay Tuition

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March 19, 2012 ‐ By

Can I just say that I love Ellen?! She seems like such a cool chick. She makes people laugh and in between all of that she manages to do some good.

Recently, she helped out college student, Joshua Johnson. Joshua, a student at Penn State University, is struggling to pay his way through college. With loans, grants, scholarships and a part time job, Joshua is still short when it comes to his tuition. So to make ends meet every weekend he travels five hours from Pennsylvania to the Penn Station subway stop in New York City.

While he’s there he tap dances for tips on the Subways. Ellen heard about his story and talent and featured him on her show.

You can learn more about Joshua’s story, watch him perform and see how Ellen helped him out at Black Voices.com.

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  • Anonymous

    THIS YOUNG MAN IS A FINE EXAMPLE FOR ALL BLACK MEN. FOLLOW LEAD. JOSHUA, I AM BEYOND HAPPY FOR YOU:) YOU ARE VERY TALENTED, AND A TRUE GENTLEMAN. YOUR MAMA MUST BE SOOOO PROUD:)

  • icanbutiwont

    But I just two black celebrity men spend 30,000! at a strip club! *Kevin Hart and Fabolous* WTF?

  • HansiCabo

    Correction:  Ellen DID give him funds for his schooling.  Way to go  Ellen!

  • HansiCabo

    Way to shine light on some black male positivity for a change that doesn’t involve tomfoolery rappers, athletes, or “entertainers”.  More people should view him as an example in the black community in terms of getting ahead with honesty and hard work! You go, Boy!

    Now if only Ellen had pledged to pay his school expenses for the duration of his schooling….

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  • Dfdlfd

    I have so much respect for people like him.
     

  • Tony

    hey you RAPPERS instead of throwing thousands away in the strip clubs how about tossing money Mr. Johnson way to help pay his tuition.

  • L-Boogie

    I love his hustle!  Get it!

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