Angela Bassett & Jussie Smollett Honor Incredible High Schoolers at Children’s Defense Fund Beat The Odds Awards

Angela Bassett & Jussie Smollett Honor Incredible High Schoolers at Children's Defense Fund Beat The Odds Awards

Angela Bassett and Jussie Smollett are helping to honor some special high schoolers!

The duo stepped out for the Children’s Defense Fund Beat The Odds Awards on Thursday night (December 6) at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

They were also joined by Jurnee Smollett-Bell, her husband Josiah Bell and Alfre Woodard.

Other attendees included Aisha Hinds, Garcelle Beauvais, Tory Kittles, DeWanda Wise, Conan O’Brien and his wife Liza.

The annual event celebrates five Los Angeles high school stars, in recognition of their excellence in academic achievement, despite the obstacles that stand in their way.