Taraji P. Henson attends the New York premiere of Mademoiselle C presented by Cohen Media and sponsored by Absolute Elyx, LoveGold, and The Hollywood Reporter at the Florence Gould Hall on Friday September 6, 2013 in New York. ( Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/for The Hollywood Reporter/AP Images) (Mark Von Holden/Invision/for The Hollywood Reporter/AP Images)

Howard University’s glitziest tradition will continue again this fall, as the campus celebrates homecoming by enlisting talents of show-biz alums. Officials will announce Friday that Oscar nominee Taraji P. Henson and veteran Tyler Perry ensemble star Lance Gross will serve as grand marshals for the Oct. 26 parade, and — making his first appearance at a Hilltop homecoming — Marlon Wayans will be the homecoming ambassador. He went to Howard, too? Well, for a while, anyway. Learn something new every year. 

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