Michelle Obama Set to Headline College Signing Day Event at UCLA

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Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks on stage of the Royal Arena in Copenhagen on April 9, 2019, during a tour to promote her memoir “Becoming.” (Credit: MARTIN SYLVEST/AFP/Getty Images)

Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks on stage of the Royal Arena in Copenhagen on April 9, 2019, during a tour to promote her memoir “Becoming.” (Credit: MARTIN SYLVEST/AFP/Getty Images)

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Former first lady Michelle Obama and a host of celebrities will join thousands of students to celebrate college signing day.

Obama, Conan O’Brien, Kelly Rowland, Bebe Rexha, Jesse Williams, Usher, Pentatonix, La La Anthony, Don Cheadle, and other entertainers and athletes are slated to gather on the UCLA campus on May 1 to commemorate the day that high school students choose to pursue higher education. Events also are planned throughout the U.S.

This will mark Obama’s sixth college signing day that she has celebrated with Reach Higher. As first lady, Obama used the Reach Higher initiative to inspire high school students to continue their education by attending college, a training program, or joining the military.

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