Scholarship: Sylvester Donelson II

In 1994, the San Quentin Mass Choir asked Rex to distribute the proceeds of their album, He’s All I Need. One of the resulting grants was a $3,000 scholarship that enabled Sylvester Donelson II, to attend Howard University.

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Ripple Effects: 1994 Rex Grant Changes Many Lives

Sylvester Donelson and Family. Courtesy of Sylvester Donelson

We were deeply gratified and touched by a letter we recently received from Sylvester Donelson II, currently an administrator at California State University East Bay. In 1994, he received a Rex grant that enabled him to go to college — and which, in turn, has had a life-changing impact for many others. As a kid, Donelson was […]