10 Black Celebrities Who Attended Ivy League Schools

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SANAA LATHAN 	Yale University 	BA, Drama 	Class of ’95   The daughter of notable director Stan Lathan (Sanford and Son, Hill Street Blues), got her television break one year after her graduation from Yale, landing a one-time role on In The House, which led to cameo appearances on other sitcoms. It wasn’t until 1999 that the budding actress broke into feature films, playing the adult version of Alicia in The Wood. She later emerged as a leading lady in The Best Man and Love & Basketball. Since then, Lathan has played alongside Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes, Mike Epps, Taraji P. Henson, Alfre Woodard and Kathy Bates.

SANAA LATHAN Yale University BA, Drama Class of ’95 The daughter of…

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