Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Snoop Dogg’s Son Receives Scholarship From UCLA
Cordell Broadus, a sophomore wide receiver at Diamond Bar High School and son of rapper Snoop Dogg, received his first scholarship offer from UCLA Coach Jim Mora, the high school announced Monday via Twitter.
“He said he didn’t find out until after that he was Snoop’s son,” Maine told the newspaper. “He said he liked his competitive nature, his size and his frame, especially for him only being a sophomore.”
The report comes a month after another music mogul’s son Justin Combs, the son of Sean “Diddy” Combs — made headlines for accepting a scholarship to play football at UCLA this fall. After news spread that Combs had accepted the $54,000 offer from the cash-strapped school, some wondered whether he should return it.
University officials stressed that merit-based athletic scholarships did not affect need based scholarships awarded to other students because they are funded through different means