Academy award-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson’s covers JET Magazine. Henson opens up about the controversial, tough-love parenting style that led to her decision to bench her teen son from his first year of college!

Check out the highlight:

–Why She’s Making Her Son Work Before School and says “…I’m not bringing up a mama’s boy…I’ve got him out here looking for work so he can see how hard it is when you just have a high school diploma.”

–Commanding Respect in Hollywood

–Changing Her Family’s Financial Future, “My daddy was blue-collar as you get. At one point he was homeless, but he was always a man. He never made excuses. He got it done.”

The new issue hits newsstands Monday, Dec. 3.