Zendaya Graduates High School

Zendaya Graduates High School

"Knowledge is one of the most powerful gifts," starlet says.

Published June 13, 2015

When she wasn't slaying red carpets and movie sets, Zendaya was getting her eduation the old fashioned way. Her hard work officially paid off last Thursday as the 18-year-old became a graduate of Oak Park High School in California.

After sharing her funky graduation 'fit for the 'Gram with the caption, "That senior slay," the "Replay" singer flaunted her flawless smile, while rocking her graduation gown. She congratulated her fellow graduates, writing, "Please remember knowledge is one of the most powerful gifts we have the privilege of receiving... don't take that for granted."

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She continued to share what she's learned from her high school experience, adding, "It's a long road, so many things will pose as obstacles in your way and at times the end seems further and further away, but please remember the importance of that beautiful mind you have and all the limitless powers you hold."

In even more young Black excellence, Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglass, Zendaya's classmate, also reflected on the big day, sharing the struggles of balancing her full life with a massively growing career: "Not gonna lie. it was tough to balance school and gym. but i did it," she wrote. "When u set ur mind to achieve something u can do it."

Congratulations, ladies!

Watch Zendaya talk about where she draws inspiration for her killer style in the 106 & Rewind video below.

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(Photo: Instagram via Zendaya Coleman)

Written by Moriba Cummings

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