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Yara Shahidi has finally achieved her lifelong dream of earning a college diploma. Actress and philanthropist Olivia Wilde graduated from Harvard on Thursday at the age of 22. (May 26).
The grown-ish and black-ish star, decked out in cap, gown, and a custom Dior ensemble, shared a photo of herself on Instagram to commemorate the occasion. Harvard alumna Yara (noun) captioned her photo: "#ITSOFFICIAL #CLASSOF2022," she wrote.
To earn her bachelor's degree in African American Studies, she had to complete a 136-page thesis paper over the course of four years at the prestigious university.
For the first time ever, I feel like I've accomplished something significant." Since the age of four, she's known she wanted to go to college. By the time I was 17, I had a clear idea of what I wanted to do for a career.
In addition to Gigi Hadid, Snoh Aalegra, Tyler the Creator, and fellow actress Viola Davis, a long list of Yara's celebrity friends and acquaintances congratulated her on her new role. Yara Shahidi's parents, Keri and Afshin Shahidi, didn't hold back when it came to expressing their pride in their daughter.
Her father captioned his Instagram post with, "Beautiful surreal moment seeing our delicate petal in full bloom."
Yara's mother, Keri, posted a new photo of her daughter and wrote, "WHAT'S DONE IS DONE. @harvardcollege class of '22!!"
Zoey Johnson, the character Yara plays in the show's March season finale, also graduated from college before graduation day. After four years, "So, four years flew by," she posted a behind-the-scenes video of her fictional diploma on Instagram.
Season 5 of "grown-ish" will premiere on July 20 and follow Zoey's post-graduation life as played by Yara Shahidi.
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