Shaquille O'neal Will Add "Dr." To His Name

Shaq has been a star athlete, a rapper, an actor, a police officer and pretty soon hell be adding "Dr." to his list of accomplishments. According to the Miami New Times the man of steel will be graduating from Miami's Barry University this Saturday with a doctorate degree in Leadership in Education with a specialization in Human Resource Development. "He's a very impressive guy, very inquisitive, and it's a pleasure to have him as a student. I think the degree will serve as an example for others, and he should be very proud of himself" says department's chair, Dr. David M. Kopp. It's great to see Shaq was able to go back to school and further his education no matter what age or how busy he is. Kudos big guy!

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Comment by Nene2 Live on May 3, 2012 at 9:47am

~i'm officially inspired...*applause*

Comment by Phoenix on May 3, 2012 at 10:41am

AND he was a video game character... (._.)

Comment by Eleven8 on May 3, 2012 at 10:56am

Cant forget Shaq Fu @Phoenix lol

Comment by Phoenix on May 3, 2012 at 3:29pm

Yes yes yes! @Eleven8. 
I was a proud owner of that game. (._. ) 

Comment by livelife25 on May 3, 2012 at 3:46pm

Very impressed by this.  Love the fact that it's not an "honorary" degree, but one that he worked for.  I would LOVE to talk to him about what he did his dissertation on, cause those things are no joke.

Comment by marissa taylor on May 4, 2012 at 5:11pm

Hoops better get on board ... and start getting her self some degree's ....Shaq keep up the good job

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