On May 11, multiple Grammy winner and musician Justin Timberlake was given an honorary Doctor of Music degree from the prestigious Berklee College of Music.
The doctorate degree was presented to Justin during a commencement ceremony at the Agganis Arena in Boston University. According to a school statement, Justin was given the doctorate degree for “his influence on pop music, his versatility, and for being an inspiration to others.”
Following the commencement ceremony, Justin proudly shared his new achievement on Instagram. Justin wrote, “No Dream is too big!!! Keep chasing!!! Trust me... I’m a DOCTOR!! But, for real... Thank you to @berkleecollege for this incredible honor—I’m very humbled and grateful.”
Along with Justin, those who received the honorary doctorate degree include Missy Elliott and composer-producer Alex Lacamoire.
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