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CLEVELAND, OH - APRIL 14: Inductee Jon Bon Jovi attends the 33rd Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Auditorium on April 14, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images For The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)

Jon Bon Jovi is no stranger to accolades, but the one he received yesterday (May 20) from the University of Pennsylvania is rather special.

Penn awarded Bon Jovi with an honorary Doctor of Music degree during its 263rd commencement. Of the honor, Bon Jovi shared via his Instagram, “It’s better to be a doctor than be in need of a doctor.
Thanks @uofpenn and congratulations to all the graduates.”

It's better to be a doctor than be in need of a doctor. Thanks @uofpenn and congratulations to all the graduates.

48.5k Likes, 1,463 Comments - Jon Bon Jovi (@jonbonjovi) on Instagram: "It's better to be a doctor than be in need of a doctor. Thanks @uofpenn and congratulations to all..."

Bon Jovi’s previous honorary degrees include a Doctorate of Humanities from Monmouth University in 2001 and Doctorate of Letters from Rutgers in 2015.

 

Jon Bon Jovi Receives Honorary Degree From University Of Pennsylvania

Bon Jovi received an honorary degree in music.

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.

Erica Banas is rock/classic rock news blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.