He also gets excited about working with young people.
Usher was honored Thursday in Detroit for his work as an
entrepreneur and for the efforts of his youth mentoring New Look Foundation.
He told The Associated Press, "Something inside of me wanted to mentor youth, like myself.
The 31-year-old Usher has been named the Ford Freedom Award Scholar and attended the 12th annual Ford Freedom Award program Thursday evening in Detroit.
American History launched the awards program in 1999.