Pitbull New Charter School: Cuban Rapper Opens Second 'SLAM!' Near Las Vegas

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Pitbull attends the Univision's Premios Juventud 2015 at Bank United Center on July 16, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images For Univision

We said it once and we'll say it again. Pitbull is one busy man and there's no stopping him now! After it was revealed that he will be executive producer for a Miami-based show on FOX and will make a guest appearance on "Empire" season two, the Cuban-American rapper has now unveiled his new school.

The artist, born Armando Christian Perez, took time off of his busy schedule and attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Sports Leadership and Management Academy (SLAM!) soon to open in Henderson, Nevada. This is the second SLAM! charter school that Mr. 305 will inaugurate. The first one opened in Miami in 2013. The school that'll be located near Las Vegas, will be eligible for students from 6th to 9th grade. It is later expected to grow to an enrollment of over 1,500 students from 6th to 12th grade. SLAM! offers a great learning experience for those who are aspiring a career in medicine, marketing, business and management.

"An amazing day for a groundbreaking. SLAM! Nevada will officially open for the ’16-’17 school year," expressed Mr. Worldwide on his Twitter account. According to Billboard, Pitbull is a "celebrity ambassador for the schools overseen by the SLAM Foundation" and is "not a financial donor."

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Jessica Lucia Roiz

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