The Bon Jovi star will talk to students at Rutgers University in Camden, New Jersey, where he often does charity work.

He will also receive an honorary degree, along with Criminal defence attorney Bryan Stevenson, who will also be giving a speech at the event.

A statement on the university website reads, "Famed musician, philanthropist, and native New Jerseyan Jon Bon Jovi is the founder and frontman of one of the world's best-selling musical acts, Bon Jovi, which has sold more than 130 million albums worldwide...."

The rocker previously spoke to students at Monmouth University in New Jersey in 2001.