Ne-Yo Invests $2.3 Million to Help Underprivileged Kids Learn to Code

R&B artist, songwriter and producer Ne-Yo has decided to put his money where it could do the most good. He has decided to invest in the Holberton School for full-stack software engineers. Ne-Yo donated $2.3 million to the project and he has also been invited to join the school’s board of trustees. This will help gain attention and attract people from underrepresented groups to learn how to code.

“Everybody knows that tech and all these things are the wave of the future,” Ne-Yo said. “I just love the fact of what they’re doing with the school — that they’re making it easier for underrepresented people in the world of tech. They’r