Miniseries HBCU GO Road to Homecoming sponsored by Ford | Rare Techy
Ford sponsored new production HBCU Go Road to Homecoming follows a
a group of HBCU students and alumni as they prepare to return for Homecoming
The season. The Road to Home series introduces the authentic spirit and
excitement for HBCU homecoming season.
Hosted by DJ Envy, the custom series visits two HBCU campuses to highlight how each campus celebrates school pride. Each episode features stories from students, alumni and administrators as they share what makes HBCU Homecoming such a special event. The Road to Homecoming includes an outdoor festival, a step show, a tailgate and the final Homecoming football game(s).
The series takes place at two schools, Saint Augustine’s College in Raleigh and
Florida A&M University. The series highlights four (4) episodes and touches everyone
a behind-the-scenes look every time you come home with a Ford Bronco Sport ®
SUV as an official vehicle for exploring campuses.
DJ Envy, the standout DJ on iHeart’s The Breakfast Club, will be driving by to experience it all over again
campus life. As a proud Ford owner and graduate of Hampton University HBCU
(where he regularly gives back), DJ Envy stops by two HBCU campuses
Homecoming 2022 with the all-new Ford Bronco Sport… not just for spinning or stepping, but like
host of this new miniseries. DJ Envy takes us on a tour of each campus and
end the school episodes by watching the epic homecoming game(s).
One of the HBCUs we are experiencing is the University of Saint Augustine. It was chartered in
1867 and opened its doors for instruction the following year. St. Augustine’s
The university prides itself on preserving its heritage by ensuring academic excellence for its researchers
preparation to be the change agent of the future. College played an important role
in health care, creating St. Agnes Hospital and a training school for nurses
to provide medical care for and by African Americans – becoming the first site in its region
which people could access.
Another HBCU we check out is Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
(FAMU), named a top public HBCU in the U.S. 2023 for the fourth year in a row.
News and World Report. Founded in 1887, FAMU is a public, historically black university
located in Tallahassee, Florida. FAMU’s legacy of providing access to high-quality,
affordable education with programs and services that guide students to achieve
their dreams set them apart.
This Ford-sponsored content series showcases strong stories – made in the year
partnership with HBCU GO, a Byron Allen-owned BIPOC network that focuses on
HBCU Sports and Lifestyle. Ford has committed to supporting the incredible journey of HBCUs, their students and alumni, including millions in contributions to families
and scholarships through the Tom Joyner Foundation and the United Negro College Fund.