East or west coast? Vanessa Bryant‘s 17-year-old daughter, Natalia, is contemplating faculties throughout the nation.
“So cute. NYU is certainly one of her high faculties,” the California native, 38, captioned a Wednesday, January 13, Instagram publish of her smiling daughter holding a binder and rocking a long-sleeve shirt from the Manhattan college. “@nataliabryant selected to not apply [early decision] to her high 5 faculties. I’ll do my finest to maintain her in Cali similar to I stored her daddy, [Kobe Bryant], right here. #CaliGirlForever.”
Vanessa’s eldest daughter flashed a peace signal whereas carrying a University of Southern California sweatshirt in one other social media add. “#Cali 4 Ever. #USC,” the previous model captioned the Instagram publish.
An Instagram person requested Vanessa, who can be the mom of Bianka, 4, and Capri, 16 months, whether or not Natalia had obtained her faculty acceptance letters. She replied, “Not but. … She did not. She’s simply carrying sweatshirts to her high faculties.”
Natalia reposted the USC shot on her Instagram Story on Wednesday, writing, “Fight on.”
The highschool senior additionally shared side-by-side photographs of herself and her late father, noting their “loopy” resemblance on the similar age. “Twinning is successful,” she wrote.
The Los Angeles Lakers participant died in January 2020, alongside Vanessa and his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and 7 different folks in a Calabasas, California, helicopter crash.
Natalia honored the late athlete’s birthday in August 2020 by sharing a throwback photograph through Instagram. “Happy Birthday, Dad,” she captioned the candy shot. “I miss your smile, snicker and massive bear hugs. Happy Birthday to the very best film buddy I might have ever requested for. I’ll at all times keep in mind our late-night drives to the movie show with the home windows rolled down and listening to our favourite songs. I like you endlessly and at all times. Always, Slim.”
Two months prior, she wished “the very best dad on this planet” a cheerful Father’s Day. “I like you. Always, Nani,” Natalia wrote alongside one other throwback.
On what would have been her sister’s 14th birthday in May 2020, Natalia shared a photograph of them hugging. “I miss your smile on a regular basis however I do know you are at all times smiling down on us from heaven with daddy,” she wrote. “I LOVE YOU.”
While mourning Kobe, “no two days are the identical” for his household, a supply solely instructed Us Weekly in April 2020.
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