7 College Commencement Speeches Given By Rockstars

May 15, 2018

Graduation is a very exciting moment in every young person's life. It marks the end of homework, textbooks and 7am classes, and the beginning of entering the real world. Often times colleges will invite a speaker to make a speech about the unlimited amount of potential each graduate has and the countless number of accomplishments and experiences they'll bear witness to. But sometimes they'll invite an individual that has experienced things the ordinary could only imagine. 

Below are seven rockstars whose wisdom became the final words these graduates heard before leaving school forever. Check them out, you might just learn something!

Annie Lennox

David Bowie

Patti Smith

Bono of U2

Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin

Jon Bon Jovi

Alice Cooper