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Venus Receives Degree From IU, Not an Honorary One


Usually celebrities and sports stars receive honorary degrees for making an appearance at graduation or maybe even speaking at a ceremony.

This is not the case for tennis star Venus Williams.

The 11th best female tennis player in the world earned a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Indiana University on August 14.


The Compton native has dominated the tennis circuit along with the world’s best¬†female tennis player, her sister Serena Williams.

However, earning a degree was an accomplishment Venus set for herself and as anyone who has earned their Bachelors of Arts or Science can attest to, it’s a journey.

After winning numerous grand slam single and double tournaments, this degree is her latest addition to the trophy room.

So congrats to you Venus, you did that.