Kanye West’s Mysterious New Private School
Over the last decade, Kanye West had cemented himself not only as a musical driver but also as a cultural and inventive visionary. He had launched his clothing line Yeezy and had collaborations with Gap and Adidas. Now he is moving into the education field with his academy named Donda Academy. It is his personal college named after his late mom, Professor Donda West. It is put in Simi Valley, California.
The head of the college is the principal and government director Brianne Campbell. He is also additionally leading the college choir program. It is noted that Campbell has never held a formal teaching position. Her only experience in teaching is when she gave guitar and singing teaching lessons from her apartment. She has also enrolled in Pepperdine University’s master’s degree in education in January and is supposed to complete the course by next August.
Malik Yusef is a producer and long-time collaborator of West’s. He conveyed that West is very critical of Donda Academy and that the college establishment is not created on a whim. It is indeed a part of West’s future vision and he plans to have a number of campuses throughout the nation in the next five years. West had shared images of scholars decked out in school uniforms on his Instagram page. School uniforms consisted solely of his Gap and Yeezy designs.
He also complained additionally about his four kids not attending college. It seems to suggest to his estranged spouse Kim Kardashian that youngsters need to break up their time between Donda and their present college.
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There is curiosity around the college and there are flashy visits from celebrities. Sources have advised that families would be required to sign non-disclosure agreements. Only parents need to sign and it will be an informal agreement. Also, the college is not yet accredited and is still looking to hire teachers before the start of school next year.
For the 2021-2022 curriculum, Donda Academy fielded an all-star Donda Doves basketball team with 21 students from kindergarten through eighth grade. The institute was opened in August to 100 students. Proud parents posted pictures of their children walking to their classes in their all-black uniforms.
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