(CNN) — Megan Thee Stallion is now a college graduate, crossing the stage at Texas Southern University on Saturday in cap and gown to receive her diploma with the rest of the student body-ody-ody-ody-ody-ody-ody-ody.
The Grammy winning rapper earned a bachelor of science degree in health administration, a goal she set to honor both her late mother and her late grandmother.READ MORE: Local Puppies Making Their Debut At The Puppy Bowl XVIII
“I want to get my degree because I really want my mom to be proud,” the artist, 26, told People last year. “She saw me going to school before she passed.”
Her mother, Holly Thomas, died in March 2019 following a battle with brain cancer. He late grandmother was a teacher.
“Good morning hotties !!! It’s graduation dayyyy,” Megan Thee Stallion wrote on Twitter with the hashtag “#MeganTheeGraduate.” She celebrated her accomplishment by sharing some photos, writing “We did it hotties.”READ MORE: Mulberry Man Fatally Shot On Sunday Evening
She also modeled for some selfies with university faculty and TSU President Dr. Lesia Crumpton-Young.
As for her post-graduation plans, she already has a new goal in mind.
“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?'” she told People. “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.”MORE NEWS: Sarasota Man Arrested In Connection To Fatal Shooting At Ackerman Park
™ & © 2021 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved.