Detroit’s Mayor Mike Duggan awarded the rapper with the key after years of community service that has made a difference and includes the creation of the Sean Anderson Foundation. Sean joins both Stevie Wonder and Berry Gordy as previous recipients of the award.
“Today I got one of the highest honors a person can receive, the key to the City Of Detroit. The mayor said he’s given it to 3 people... Stevie Wonder, Berry Gordy, and Me,” Sean posted on Instagram. “I’m the youngest person to receive this in the history of the city! Thank u for this monumental moment! He honored me and my foundation for motivating the city through my music n messaging and starting an actual curriculum called “Mogul Prep” that teaches kids all the behind the scenes jobs available in the music industry and taught to them at a high school level. This will be applied to Detroit Public Schools come this fall and some schools in Baltimore and more. thanks to my mom for being a teacher n helping w/ this tremendously and our foundation @seanandersonorg. N thanks to all the people that attended this inspiring event! I’m a keep putting my energy into this 🙏🏾”