Actor and former fashion model Josh Duhamel will be bestowed with an honorary doctorate degree in his native North Dakota.
The University of North Dakota will bestow the honor on Duhamel, reports The Hollywood Reporter. A Minot native, Duhamel earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Minot State University in 2005.
The 44-year-old made his acting debut as Leo du Pres on the soap opera 'All My Children' and later starred as Danny McCoy on 'Las Vegas'.
He then ventured into films, appearing as one of the main protagonists in four of the 'Transformers' films, most recently in the fifth entry, 'Transformers: The Last Knight'.