Yara Shahidi is growing up! The Black-ish star is seventeen years old and about to graduate from high school. And because they’ll be on hiatus during the formal ceremony, Yara Shahidi’s Black-ish costars threw her a special graduation ceremony.
Yara Shahidi and Tracee Ellis Ross both posted this video of the ceremony on Instagram yesterday.
Make sure you have Kleenex ready before you press play.
In a caption, Yara wrote:
Yara has another great person in her corner: Michelle Obama. The former First Lady wrote Yara a letter of recommendation for her Harvard application.
But before she goes to college, Yara is taking at least a year off.
She told People:
We’re excited to see what Yara does next!