Vanessa Bryant’s eldest daughter just hit a major academic milestone!
On Friday, Vanessa shared photos and videos from her 18-year-old daughter Natalia Bryant‘s high school graduation, writing on Instagram that her family is “so proud” of the teen.
“Yay! Congratulations Natalia!!!!😘😘😘😘🎉🎓❤️🎉” Vanessa, 39, captioned a photo of her daughter in her graduation robe and cap.
There was also a quote by Natalia’s late father, Kobe Bryant, reading, “Everything negative — pressure, challenges — is all an opportunity for me to rise.”
Vanessa is mother to daughters Bianka, 4, and Capri, who turns 2 later this month.
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“Daddy, Mommy, Gigi, Bianka and Capri are so proud of you,” Vanessa wrote in a message to Natalia on Instagram.
“We will ALL be with you every step of the way,” the mom captioned the clip.
In March, Vanessa opened up to PEOPLE about Natalia’s resilience since the deaths of her father and younger sister last year and how she’s “extremely proud” of the teen.
“On top of her own grief, she has balanced her senior year of high school, applying to colleges, nurturing her sisters, and just recently signing her own modeling contract with IMG,” Vanessa shared, calling Natalia her “right-hand woman.”
“She is a wonderful big sister and an incredible daughter,” said Vanessa, who also described her daughters as “strong, resilient, respectful and kind” in PEOPLE’s Women Changing the World issue.
Added the mom, “They’re people that I would aspire to be if I was growing up with them.”