Machopi! 8 Celebrities Who Have Graduated With The Hardest Degrees From University

It is graduation season in Kenya as four universities hold their graduation ceremonies today. Nairobi, Kenyatta, Daystar and Technical University of Kenya are among the top institutions that will be holding their graduations.

In the spirit of graduation, we have seen one of Kenya’s finest in the laugh industry MCA Tricky graduate today from Kenyatta University with the highly complex degree of Mechanical engineering.


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The comedian isn’t the only Kenyan celebrity who has graduated from university with a tough degree. Below are seven other celebrities whose brain smarts cannot be denied.

Ā Sarah Hassan

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Sarah is the complete package, beauty and brains. We all remember Sarah Hassan from Tahidi High and the mischief she got into. Newsflash, the beautiful mother of one graduated from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) with a degree in Actuarial Science.

Stephanie Jepchumba

Deputy President William Ruto’s daughter Stephanie Jepchumba graduated five months ago from Daystar University with a law degree.

“Congratulations to Stephanie Ruto on your graduation from Strathmore University with a degree in Law. Your dedication, hard work, self-sacrifice, and God’s grace has triumphed. As you join your peers in the legal profession, may you stand with the tenets of justice, fidelity, and impartiality,” wrote DP Ruto.


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‘Sinzia’ hitmaker Nameless, real name David Mathenge also doubles up as a practising architect. He got a degree from the University of Nairobi and has been involved in key constructions such as the Hub mall in Karen which cost about Ksh. 4 Billion.


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‘Mkare’ hitmaker Frasha wasn’t kidding when he sang, “si unajua Frasha nakuwaga dakitare”. Francis Amisi aka Frasha is a trained physiotherapist who worked at The Agha Khan Hospital.

Ā Corazon Kwamboka

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Bootylicious socialite Corazon Kwamboka carries a powerful brain to match. The beauty passed her bar exams a few years ago. She took to social media to flaunt her new accomplishment.

“Beauty without brains is like a masterpiece painted on a napkin. Meet the brand new advocate in town #advocateofthehighcourt of Kenya,ā€ she wrote.

Polycarp Otieno

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Not only does Polycarp have fancy fingers that could serenade and win any woman’s heart, but his brain is pretty impressive. Popularly known as fancy fingers from Sauti Sol, Polycarp graduated from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology with a degree in Actuarial Science.

Holy Dave

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Unknown to many, Holy Dave is really educated and keeps scaling higher with his education. The gospel artiste graduated with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Applied Computer Science from Daystar University before joining USIU where he graduated with a Master of Business Administration. The Gospel singer later pursued his PhD in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development at the University of Nairobi.

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