Yara Shahidi Graduates From Harvard

The ‘Grown-ish’ actor took to social media to celebrate the occasion.

Yara Shahidi is officially a Harvard University graduate.

On Friday (May 27), the Grown-ish star took to her Instagram account to mark the occasion and shared two photos of herself in a black gown and red suit.

“Yara (noun): a Harvard graduate 👩🏾‍🎓 #ITSOFFICIAL #CLASSOF2022,” the 22-year-old captioned the post.

Additionally, Shahidi’s father, Afshin, also took to the social media platform to post a selfie photo of himself and his daughter on graduation day (May 26).

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“Beautifully surreal moment seeing our delicate petal in full bloom,” her dad captioned the picture, tagging Yara and his wife, Keri. Shahidi reposted her father’s photo on her Instagram story.

Shahidi had been celebrating her then-pending graduation from the Ivy League school earlier this week. On Wednesday, she posted a photo with her brothers, Sayeed and Ehsan, on the steps of the university’s campus.

“T-Minus 1 day to GRADUATION🔥 so here I am, sharing this special moment with my most special day one’s,” she captioned the photo.

In 2017, Shahidi was accepted into Harvard, but took a gap year before beginning her studies. Former first lady Michelle Obama wrote her a college recommendation letter.

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