Grasp P’s son, Hercy Miller, says he selected the state of Tennessee for basketball as a result of he wished to place HBCUs within the highlight
TSR HBCUuuu Know: In case you didn’t know, Master P’s son Hercy Miller is one of the best high school basketball players in the country.
Hercy is one of the most sought-after players – with offerings from powerhouse schools like USC and Missouri – and for all the attention he got, he felt it was important to choose Tennessee State University over some of the major Department I programs are intended to be the HBCUs give a much needed spotlight.
“I’ve always grown up as a leader … I want to make a difference,” Hercy said to Stephen A. Smith after his big reveal, with P by his side. “Most people think HBCUs are medium-sized schools, they can’t. They have a lot of professionals coming out of HBCUs … they just don’t have the spotlight. With me, I want to put all the HBCUs in the area in the spotlight. I just want to see the bigger picture and change the narrative. “
Master P agreed that his son’s decision would change the Black Community and HBCUs.
“It’s so big on the culture that my son is going to HBCU and Tennessee. This will change the narrative. This is about empowering the economy and teaching it and making sure these HBCUs are in the spotlight, ”Master P told ESPN. “I think this is a movement. I think so many kids behind him are going to come to do this now – I’m talking about top athletes like Hercy. “
Master P, Hercy and their family continue the trend of drawing attention to the HBCU sport with their celebrity status. Former NFL star Deion Sanders brought his skills to Jackson State University where he serves as the head coach. Deion’s son announced last November that he would go to his father’s house and play football there.
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