Mike WiLL Made-It and Slim Jxmmi donate $100,000 worth of scholarships to recent high school grads

The Making Wishes Matter Foundation scholarships benefits 10 recent graduates.

August 21, 2018
Mike WiLL Made-It and Slim Jxmmi donate $100,000 worth of scholarships to recent high school grads LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 23: Mike Will Made It and Slim Jxmmi, of Rae Sremmurd attend Mike Will Made It celebrates his birthday and the release of 'Ransom 2' at a DTS Play-Fi Dine In Sound event at WOLF Restaurant LA on March 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.   Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Interscope

Mike WiLL Made-It and Slim Jxmmi are helping ten recent high school graduates pay for college.


The Atlanta-based artists are awarding $10,000 college scholarships to 10 students throughout the country through the Making Wishes Matter Foundation. According to a press release, the organization strives to "make an impact in WiLL's community by empowering young people to discover their talents. In addition, the foundation is dedicated to assisting less fortunate families and granting the wishes of individuals within the community."

The schools the students will attend range from Clark Atlanta University to San Diego State University. The recipients are set to major in a variety of subjects, including biology and English.


Here is the full list of scholarship recipients:

Mike WiLL Made-It Scholars:

LaNia Calhoun
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
College: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Major: Information Technology

Adia Ferrell
Hometown: Woodstock, GA
College: San Diego State University
Major: Biology


Cregory Nance
Hometown: Cordele, Georgia
College: Clark Atlanta University
Major: Biology

Ethan Voss
Hometown: Tracy, Minnesota
College: University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Major: English

Kennedi Wilson
Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina
College: Auburn University
Major: Biomedical Sciences


Jxmmi Scholars:
Nancy Castillo C.
Hometown: Hawthorne, CA
College: University of California, San Diego
Major: Environmental Engineering

Neal Dadlani
Hometown: Bloomingdale, Illinois
College: University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign
Major: Molecular & Cellular Biology

Morgan McManus
Hometown: Florence, SC
College: Clemson University
Major: Public Health Sciences, Pre- profession Health Studies Concentration

Woomy Michel
Hometown: Orlando, Florida
College: Clark Atlanta University
Major: Biomedical Engineering/Mathematics with a minor in French

Sebastian Pease
Hometown: Racine, WI
College: CSU-Fort Collins
Major: Horticulture

Mike WiLL Made-It and Slim Jxmmi donate $100,000 worth of scholarships to recent high school grads