Natalia Bryant pays tribute to her late father, Kobe Bryant. at her latest high school graduation ceremony
The 18-year-old’s graduation hat included a quote from the Los Angeles Lakers legend that read: “Everything negative – the pressure, the challenge – is an opportunity for me to get up. up”
Kobe Bryant’s widow Vanessa Bryant shared a photo of the graduation hat as part of an Instagram post celebrating her daughter Friday. The hat is also decorated with the logo of the University of Southern California, where Natalia Bryant will attend college.
Vanessa Bryant wrote in one post that the new graduate made her whole family proud.
Kobe Bryant and their 13-year-old daughter Gianna died in a helicopter crash last year. The couple’s other two children, Bianka, 4 and Capri, will turn two later this month.
“Father, mother, Gigi, Bianca and Capri are very proud of you,” Vanessa Bryant captioned the post.
“Congratulations Natalia! We will be with you every step of the way,” Vanessa Bryant wrote in another post showing her daughter walking across the stage.
Last month Natalia, Bianka and Capri joined their mother at a ceremony in Connecticut where Kobe Bryant was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Vanessa Bryant was honored. instead of her husband
“Dear Kobe, thank you for being the best husband and father you can be. Thank you for growing and learning from your mistakes. Thank you for always trying to do better,” she said during her on-stage speech. “Thank you for never leaving us. Thank you for all your hard work. Thank you for our family Thank you for our daughters Natalia, Gianna, Bianka and Capri. Thank you for working tirelessly to provide for us and give us the most amazing life together.”
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