Yara Shahidi Graduates From Harvard: See Her Cap & Gown Photos

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Yara Shahidi attends the photocall of the Chanel Metiers d'art 2019-2020 amusement   astatine  Le Grand Palais connected  December 04, 2019 successful  Paris, France. Photo by Laurent Zabulon/Abaca/Sipa USA(Sipa via AP Images)

Yara Shahidi arrives astatine  the InStyle and Warner Bros. Golden Globes afterparty astatine  the Beverly Hilton Hotel connected  Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, successful  Beverly Hills, Calif. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

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Congratulations are successful bid for Yara Shahidi! The 22-year-old Grown-ish prima celebrated an astonishing accomplishment connected Thursday, May 26: graduating from Harvard! Taking to her Instagram, the caller assemblage grad shared a photograph medium filled with gorgeous snaps of herself rocking her headdress and gown! In 1 pic, Yara poses similar a pro showing disconnected her Harvard crimson overgarment and skirt that she wore underneath the achromatic ceremonial garb, arsenic seen here.

Her father, Afshin Shahidi, posted a beauteous photograph connected his Instagram arsenic good (above), lasting adjacent his girl with his limb astir her and wearing a immense smile. “Beautifully surreal infinitesimal seeing our delicate petal successful afloat bloom,” helium captioned the arrogant pic.

The astonishing feat didn’t spell unnoticed by her bounty of big-time friends, arsenic her Grown-ish costar. Diggy Simmons, wrote, “Let’s gooooo !!!” America’s Next Top Model victor and former Real Housewives of Atlanta prima Eva Marcille commented, “Congratulations Queen!!!! I’m truthful arrogant similar we are related. You marque america each truthful proud,” portion Fast & Furious prima Jordana Brewster added a clump of clapping manus emojis.

“It’s surreal to person yet deed this major milestone,” Yara told Vogue. “I’ve known I wanted to spell to assemblage since I was four. By 17, I knew precisely what I wanted to study, truthful to spot that travel to fruition is simply a extremity fulfilled.” Her studies included enactment with the Social Studies & African American departments, with a attraction connected “Black governmental thought nether a neocolonial landscape,” per the outlet. Yara stated that her thesis, titled “I Am a Man: The Emancipation of Humanness from Western Hegemony Through the Lens of Sylvia Wynter,” was a mode to “connect these past 4 years of acquisition to thing that connects to what I’m passionate about, and person crushed myself successful my full life.”

And arsenic for that stunning outfit she wore underneath the graduation gown? It was Dior, of course! “The thought is inspired by a classical Dior silhouette, and a classical Yara silhouette,” she told Vogue. “We decided to align with schoolhouse tone by utilizing crimson reddish suiting. I wanted to marque definite the look didn’t consciousness excessively formal, but leaned into the information that this is simply a joyous occasion—something that felt vibrant and bright.” Smart choice, Harvard grad!