CAMBRIDGE (AP) – Matt Damon is passing on to Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduates a little bit of advice that he got from former President Bill Clinton.READ MORE: Tarrant County Sheriff's Search For Suspect Nathan Wayne Spivey Ends 2 Days After Deadly Stabbing
The actor spoke to more than 1,000 undergraduates and almost 1,800 graduate students at MIT’s commencement Friday. After listing some of the world’s greatest problems, he told them to “turn toward the problems you see, you have to engage.”
The actor and filmmaker grew up near the Cambridge, Massachusetts, campus and played a mathematically gifted custodian at the school in the 1997 movie “Good Will Hunting.”READ MORE: 23-Year-Old Motorcyclist Dead After Crash On State Highway 114 In Grapevine
Damon dropped out of Harvard so he could pursue his acting career.
“The Bourne Identity” star told MIT students that it was an honor to be part of their day, although it was an honor he didn’t earn.MORE NEWS: Texas Has Cheapest Gas Price Average In US; As Rising Crude Oil Costs Lead To Higher Pump Prices
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