Actress Taraji P. Henson visits Columbia College

February 14, 2011 9:32:50 PM PST
Actress Taraji P. Henson is spending her Valentine's Day with some fans in Chicago.

Henson spoke to students at Columbia College Chicago and then shared dinner with them.

Her appearance was part of the school's celebration of African heritage.

Henson was nominated for an academy award for best supporting actress for her role in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" in 2009.

The 2011 Academy Awards will air February 27th on ABC.