Join EBONY as we celebrate Black excellence all summer, recognizing our favorite stars and their amazing kids’ pursuit of education.

From pre-school to business school, check out the class of 2018 below:



Angela Bassett 

The silver screen icon received her third degree from Yale University, taking home a doctorate in fine arts.

Tyga & Blac Chyna’s son, King

Proud 5-year-old kindergarten graduate King has a bright future ahead of him!

Kimora Lee Simmons

The model and fashion mogul, alongside son, Kenzo, took to Instagram to flaunt her business degree from the University of Hartford’s Barney School of Business.

LL Cool J’s son-in-law, Lamar Cardinez

LL Cool J’s daughter, Italia Smith Cardinez, shared this adorable photo of herself with child and hubby, Lamar, as they headed to his graduation from Cornell University.

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s Son, Koraun 

Floyd Mayweather Jr. praised his son Koraun, 18, for recently graduating from high school, a feat the boxing champion never accomplished.

Rozanda ‘Chilli’ Thomas’ Son, Tron

Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas and son, Tron, celebrate his bachelor of science degree from Full Sail University.

T.I. & Tiny Harris’ son Major 

The 10-year-old has officially graduated from elementary school, entering junior high this fall.

T.I. & Tiny Harris’ son Messiah 

T.I.’s eldest son, Messiah, is now a high school graduate!

T.I. & Tiny Harris’ son King

Landing right in between his big and little bros, King will be moving from junior high to high school this fall.

Tamera Mowry Housley’s son, Aden

Tamera and  Adam Housley’s little guy just graduated from pre-school!

Mike Epps’ daughter Maddy 

The stand-up wished his baby girl a happy sixth-grade graduation via Instagram.

Jadakiss’ son, Jae’Won 

The Lox’s Jadakiss recently congratulated son, Jae’Won, on his graduation from Clark Atlanta University.

9th Wonder’s daughter Jordan

The superproducer shared images of his daughter’s high school graduation with fans via Instagram.

Remy Ma’s son, Jace

Remy Ma, Papoose and daughter Dejanae celebrated son Jace’s graduation from high school this week as one big, happy family!

Jim Jones’ son, Joseph Jones III

Affectionately known as Pudy, Jimmy’s son, Joseph, is officially a high school grad!

Kimora Lee & Russell Simmons’ daughter Ming Lee 

Kimora & Russell’s firstborn is a big girl now, recently accepting her high school diploma with friends and family in tow!

Michael Bivins

After dropping out sophomore year to form one of the greatest boy bands of all time, New Edition, Michael Bivins recently received an honorary high school diploma from Massachusetts’ Bellmont High School, with his wife, children, mother, high school basketball teammate and fans cheering him on!

Kimbella and Juelz Santana’s daughter Bella Monroe

The Dipset princess is moving from Kindergarten to 1st grade next school year!

The Game’s son King Justice Taylor

The Compton MC’s youngest son is moving on to Junior High.

Halle Bailey

One half of sister duo ChloeXHalle, the younger sibling recently graduated high school!

Nicole and Eddie Murphy’s daughter Zola Murphy

Exes Nicole and Eddie Murphy were both there to support daughter Zola as she graduated from high school.

Martin Lawrence’s daughter Jasmin Lawrence

Marty-Mar took to Instagram to congratulate his daughter on her degree from Duke University, where she graduated with honors.

Ja Rule’s daughter Britney

Ja Rule’s oldest daughter Britney Atkins is now a proud graduate of Hampton University.

Shaunie and Shaquille O’Neal’s son Shareef

Shaunie O’Neal and Shaquille O’Neal came together to celebrate Shareef O’Neal’s graduation from Crossroads School in Santa Monica.

 





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