Boris Kodjoe, right, pictured with VCU tennis coach Paul Kostin at Kodjoe's induction into the VCU Athletics Hall of Fame, will deliver keynote remarks at VCU’s spring commencement ceremony in May. (VCU Athletics)

Actor and VCU athletics hall of famer Boris Kodjoe to speak at VCU commencement

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Actor Boris Kodjoe will deliver the keynote address at Virginia Commonwealth University’s spring commencement ceremony in May.

Kodjoe, a 1996 graduate of the VCU School of Business, made his on-screen debut in 1998 on “The Steve Harvey Show.” He has since appeared in TV shows (“Boston Public,” “Soul Food,” “Second Time Around,” “The Last Man on Earth,” “Code Black”) and feature films (“Love & Basketball,” “Madea’s Family Reunion,” “Resident Evil: Afterlife”). He was a standout tennis player at VCU from 1992-96 and was inducted into the VCU Athletics Hall of Fame in 2017.

VCU will hold spring commencement on May 12 at 10 a.m. at the Richmond Coliseum.

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