Jamie Foxx Makes a Promise to Save Scholarships at the Univ. of Calif.

And you can, too. Here's how.

By Jamilah King Sep 23, 2013

It’s no secret that the University of California is in dire financial straits. But now there’s a new crowdfunding effort underway to help raise more scholarship money for students at the university’s 10 campuses. Promise for Education is a campaign that asks students, alumni, celebrities (like Jamie Foxx, who’s featured in the video), and ordinary people to make a promise — any promise — and, through people’s social networks, help raise money to save scholarships for low-income UC students. You can adopt a cat or promise to bungee jump and, in five pretty easy steps, help students afford college. Here’s how it works: