Alumn-ish a lot?
Yara Shahidi of “Black-ish” and “Grown-ish” fame graduated from Harvard College on Friday, and posted concerning the achievement on her Instagram.
“Yara (noun): a Harvard graduate 👩🏾🎓 #ITSOFFICIAL #CLASSOF2022,” wrote the 22-year-old actress within the caption accompanying two photographs of herself clad in commencement regalia.
Beneath the normal cap-and-gown ensemble, Shahidi donned a two-piece Dior swimsuit in Harvard’s signature crimson crimson hue, reported Vogue.
Shahidi started as a freshman at Harvard in 2017 in the identical class as Malia Obama —although the previous president’s eldest daughter graduated in 2021 whereas Shahidi took a niche yr that pushed her into the category of 2022.
As an undergrad on the revered establishment, the actress balanced twin educational tracks throughout each the Social Research and African American Research departments, in keeping with Vogue.
Her focus, “Black political thought below a neocolonial panorama,” culminated this spring as she accomplished her last semester, capping her achievements with a 136-page senior thesis.
Her Instagram submit has to this point garnered at the least that many congratulatory feedback from blue checkmark-sporting accounts representing numerous high-profile names throughout the fields of leisure, media, music and extra.
“CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! ❤️❤️” posted Tracee Ellis Ross, 49, who co-starred in “Black-ish” as Rainbow Johnson, mother to Shahidi’s character.
“Wow,” remarked porn star-turned-social media persona Mia Khalifa, 29.
La La Anthony, 40, additionally chimed in, writing, “Superb!! Congrats!!! So happy with u❤️.”
Shahidi received her begin on ABC’s “Black-ish” because the Johnson household’s oldest youngster, Zoey. The sequence ran for eight seasons earlier than concluding in April.
“Grown-ish,” which premiered on Freeform in 2018, is a by-product that follows Zoey as she leaves residence to start school.