In this Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 file photo, singer John Legend poses for photos after an interview, in Los Angeles. University of Pennsylvania officials announced Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, that Legend has been tapped to give the commencement address at his alma mater in Philadelphia. Legend was known as John Stephens when he attended the Ivy League school. He graduated in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in English. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)