Music mogul Sean Combs, aka "Diddy," is well-known for setting the hip hop music
genre on fire in the '90s. These days, he's trailblazing once again by expanding
young minds as he opens up a charter school.
According to Billboard, Diddy has spent the past five years planning and constructing a team of advisors
and community leaders to help guide the project. Diddy plans to launch the Capital
Preparatory Harlem Charter School in Harlem this fall.
"I want to impact the
lives of young people in my community, and build future leaders," he
said in a statement. "The first step is offering access to a quality
Located on East 104th St. and 5th Avenue, Capital Preparatory Harlem Charter School has tapped an
Orlando educator, Danita Jones, to serve as principal. The school is currently accepting applications for the 6th and
7th grades and will enroll 160 students with plans to add a new grade each
year until the school is fully enrolled with 700 students in grades 6 through 12.