Houston rapper Megan Thee Stallion can now add graduate to her long list of achievements. The 26-year-old star finally graduated from Texas Southern University on Dec. 11 with her bachelor’s in health administration. As a treat for her fans, whom she affectionately refers to as her “hotties,” the three-time Grammy-award winner live-streamed her entire graduation.
“Hotties, you can watch me graduate today starting at 12:00 here,” Megan wrote on Twitter and Instagram to her massive fanbase sharing a few snaps of her senior photos.
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During the ceremony, the star shook hands with the prestigious HBCU’s 13th president Dr. Lesia Crumpton-Young as she posed for a few pictures with faculty just before walking off the stage. After the ceremony, Megan shared a few more photos from the special moment on her Instagram page, thanking her fans for their support.
“Meg Thee Graduate. I know my parents are looking down on me so proud,” the star wrote. “Thank you, everyone, for all the love today.”
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The rapper has dreamed of becoming a health administrator for years now, a goal she said she was inspired to fulfill by her mother Holly Thomas, who died in 2019 following a tough battle with brain cancer.
“I want to get my degree because I really want my mom to be proud,” Meg told PEOPLE during an interview in 2020. “She saw me going to school before she passed.”
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Megan, who also performs under the moniker Tina Snow, lost her father as a teenager. Shortly after her mother’s passing, the star lost her grandmother, who was also one of her biggest inspirations. “My grandmother that’s still alive used to be a teacher, so she’s on my butt about finishing school. I’m doing it for me, but I’m also doing it for the women in my family who made me who I am today.”
Megan also told the publication that she hoped to open up her own assisted living-facility center one day.
“I really wanted to be an administrator over a hospital, but I knew I still wanted to be Megan Thee Stallion. I was like, ‘What can I do?’” Megan explained. “I was like, ‘You know what, I’m gonna open an assisted-living facility and use the money that I make from rapping to open it. Then I’m gonna let my classmates run it.”
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