Morris Chestnut pledged Phi Beta Sigma at California State University where he studied finance and drama. Phi Beta Sigma is a predominantly African-American fraternal organization founded in 1914 at Howard University. The fraternity was founded on the principles of brotherhood, scholarship and service.
Chestnut made his first big-screen appearance in the movie "Boyz n the Hood." He went on to star in several successful films, including "The Brothers," "Two Can Play That Game," "Breakin’ All the Rules" and "The Perfect Holiday."
Other famous Phi Beta Sigma members include the Rev. Al Sharpton, George Washington Carver, Ellis Marsalis and honorary member President Bill Clinton.
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