Where Are Celebrities’ HS Kids Going to College Next Year?

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Commencement season is a time to have fun, see your loved ones, and surprise what the hell 18-year-olds like for gifts these days. This 12 months, it’s also a possibility to consider which celebrities had been having youngsters 20 years in the past. A big crop of well-known offspring are graduating highschool proper now, leaving us aghast on the unrelenting passage of time. Lots of them are headed to esteemed institutes of upper schooling, the place they’ll proceed to study, develop, and shock us with each new birthday. Right here’s who’s who on this 12 months’s graduating class.

In Could, Donald Trump was granted a day without work from his hush-money trial to attend the commencement of his youngest son, Barron Trump, who completed his high-school schooling at Oxbridge Academy, a personal West Palm Seaside faculty based by Invoice Koch. However the place is Barron going to school? Trump mentioned final 12 months that his son was “thinking about” following within the household footsteps and heading to his personal alma mater, College of Pennsylvania, however in April, the Daily Beast cited nameless sources who claimed Barron deliberate to go to NYU.

The previous president lately suggested Barron’s plans had changed because of pro-Palestine campus protests. “Six months in the past you have a look at a university, and also you form of desire a sure school,” he instructed Fox Information, “and then you definitely see all of those schools are rioting, and perhaps you wish to go to a unique form of a school. As a result of there’s loads of schools that we additionally like which might be completely different and so they don’t riot.” He also described his son as a “very sensible” and “very tall man” who’s “fairly cool” and “will get into in every single place he goes.” Appears like they hang around so much.


Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise’s daughter was born in 2006, and now she is 18 whole years old. Final week, she reportedly appeared in a TikTok video posted by one among her classmates at LaGuardia Excessive Faculty, the place all the youngsters appear to be carrying sweatshirts of the colleges they’re planning to go to. Suri’s establishment of alternative? Carnegie Mellon. The Daily Mail claims she is “leaning towards” learning vogue.

Jennifer Garner has shared many emotional posts about the truth that her daughter with Ben Affleck is graduating highschool. (Ben, in the meantime, has a lot on his mind, however he’s dutifully attending the required occasions, generally whereas reluctantly holding fingers with J.Lo.) The place does Violet plan to foster her obvious interest in public health? In a photograph that was posted to her school’s Instagram, the place all these seniors additionally appear to be carrying their future faculties’ sweatshirts, she’s reportedly carrying Yale merch. Go bulldogs.

One other one among Gwyneth Paltrow’s youngsters with Chris Martin is all grown up. Two years after Apple Martin turned a high-school grad and Vanderbilt College scholar (and, quickly after, a Chanel lady), her youthful brother, Moses, can also be flying the coop. Paltrow and Martin had been each seen consciously attending Moses’s graduation ceremony on the finish of Could, alongside Paltrow’s husband, Brad Falchuk, and her mom, Blythe Danner.

Moses is reportedly heading to Brown, and Paltrow, who commented “I’m sooooo with you” on Jennifer Garner’s emotional commencement Instagram, is feeling equally panicked about seeing her youngest off to school. At an April Goop summit, she mentioned the upcoming commencement was “sort of giving me a nervous breakdown,” as a result of her “identification has been being a mom.” Then again, she is enthusiastic about with the ability to “say sure to a women’ weekend” with out feeling “responsible.” She and Falchuk, whose son Brody can also be heading to school subsequent 12 months, are reportedly planning to “downsize,” having listed their sprawling Brentwood dwelling for $30 million in favor of a newly completed home in Montecito. Appears like freedom to me.

One in all Heidi Klum and Seal’s 4 kids, Henry, graduated from Pacifica Excessive Faculty in Santa Monica this week, as evidenced extensively on Klum’s Instagram account. “School right here we come,” she wrote — and although it’s not clear the place he’s going, he appears to have some very proud (and well-known) dad and mom in his nook.

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