In honor of Graduation season, we understand that many are not able to have a physical celebration during the COVID-19 pandemic, but we still want to celebrate the 2020 graduates L.A. LIVE style. To celebrate the special season, join us as we take a trip down memory lane with these throwback pictures of some of our favorite celeb graduates!
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From hitting the stage at the GRAMMYs to receiving an honorary doctorate degree in 2014, John Legend is one of our favorite celeb graduates. Back in 1995, he even spoke at his Springfield North High School graduation!
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Kanye West received his honorary doctorate from the Art Institute of Chicago in 2015 and his proud wife, Kim Kardashian, was there to capture it all.
Rapper Quavo Huncho also known as a part of the musical trio, Migos, is no stranger to L.A. LIVE. From hitting the red carpet to attending the BET Awards, he is definitely one of our favorite celeb graduates! Congrats to Quavo on his big accomplishment!
Shout out, not just to all the 2015 grads but to the soon to be! Please remember knowledge is one of the most powerful gifts we have the privilege of receiving...don't take that for granted. To every soon to be grad, know that you CAN do it! (if I can get through it then anyone can😂) 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. All my love😘 #sorryforgettingdeep😂
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Always known for slaying on the red carpet, Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman, known as Zendaya, graduated from Oak Park High School in California in 2015. Her inspiring Instagram caption read: “Please remember knowledge is one of the most powerful gifts we have the privilege of receiving...don't take that for granted. To every soon to be grad, know that you CAN do it!”
We have seen her on the red carpet and starring on the big screen at Regal L.A. LIVE! Actress, Emma Watson graduated from Brown University in 2014 with a Bachelor's degree in English Literature. We're totally here for her cap-and-gown selfie!
In 2012, former NBA player, sports analyst and owner of Shaquille's at L.A. LIVE, Shaquille O'Neal received his doctoral degree in Education from Barry University. He was one of 1,100 students honored that day!
In 2016, pop singer Shawn Mendes, who has played at L.A. LIVE many times, achieved a major milestone by graduating from Pine Ridge Secondary School with his high school diploma. Just to put things in perspective, he also hit No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with "Stitches" shortly after turning 17!
Congrats to all the 2020 graduates!
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