Singer-songwriter and rapper Megan Thee Stallion recently graduated from her university with a bachelor’s degree in health administration. The 26-year-old star took to Instagram to share snaps of herself graduating with a customized square academic ‘mortarboard’ cap. The cap carried the text: “Real Hot Girl Sh*t.”
Previously, while hitting back at hate tweets, Megan mentioned that she would be graduating in the fall. Furthermore, in a June 2020 interview with PEOPLE, the three-time Grammy winner clarified that the motivational factor behind her pursuing the degree was the women in her family.
“I want to get my degree because I really want my mom to be proud.”
Her mother Holly Thomas passed away in March 2019 after suffering from brain cancer.
During the interview, Megan Thee Stallion also added:
“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.”
Where did Megan Thee Stallion graduate from?
After finishing her schooling at Pearland High School, the singer reportedly started her college education in the early to mid-2010s. She attended Prairie View A&M University in Texas. However, Megan started receiving fame when she uploaded rap videos while studying, and the singer had to temporarily halt her education after her career took off.
She later transferred to Texas Southern University, from where she graduated. Megan Thee Stallion (born as Megan Jovon Ruth Pete) reportedly attended online classes at TSU for her degree. In the aforementioned reply to a tweet, the Texan mentioned her plans to start her own assisted-living medical facility.
Here’s how Megan Thee Stallion’s followers reacted to the news of her graduation
Several of her followers congratulated the singer on graduating with a bachelor’s degree even after her career as a Grammy-winning artist.
Megan Thee Stallion told PEOPLE in August that her college education has kept her humble. She said,
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“School has kept me grounded…I might have an amazing night but knowing I have to finish a paper, project, or my homework to graduate keeps my head on straight.”
The singer started her college education at Prairie View A&M University and later attended a few community colleges before ending up at Texas Southern University. The singer has also previously talked about helping her peers with their careers after graduation.