Natalia Bryant at Baby2Baby 10-Year Gala

Natalia Bryant Shares Memories From First Semester At USC

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By Fiyin Olowokandi on December 14, 2021 at 12:55 AM EST

Natalia Bryant is a total powerhouse who has just achieved a new feat as a student of a prestigious University.

The daughter of Kobe Bryant and Vanessa Bryant was born on January 19, 2003, and is the family's eldest child.

The firstborn took to her social media to celebrate completing her first semester at the University of Southern California.

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Natalia Bryant Recounts First USC Semester With Fun-Filled Video

On Sunday, December 12, Natalia Bryant updated the public via Instagram that she had wrapped up an exciting first semester.

The freshman commemorated the end of her fall term at the University of Southern California with a thrilling clip that gave an insight into her life in college.

In the video captioned "semester 1 @uscedu ✅?" Natalia can be seen sporting a cool letterman Jacket of the school and flipping her hair with style.

Other moments showed the happy student with her many friends at fun spots, including concerts, football games, parties, and Disneyland.

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Vanessa gushed over her daughter in the comments section, writing, "I love this… It makes me so happy to see you enjoying your first year of college. I'm so proud of you…"

The excited mother also encouraged her baby girl to keep on fighting. Savannah Chrisley commented, "Yes girl! Live your best life!! ❤"

Other fans and friends sent love and congratulations to the freshman, including Storm Reid, Lisa Leslie, Iris Apatow, Victoria Garrick, and Lily Collins.

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Kobe Bryant's Daughter Talks Quitting Volleyball 

Following the tragic passing of her father Kobe and her sister Gianna in a January 2020 helicopter crash, Natalia decided to quit playing Volleyball.

The Blast shared in September that the 18-year-old told Teen Vogue she fell in love with the sport at age 9 when her mother took her to the 2012 London Olympics.

Vanessa told her daughter she would love Volleyball, and it would help her become more confident about her tall height. 

Natalia ended up loving the activity and even wanted to play Division I in college until the dreadful passing of her loved ones.

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Natalia Bryant at Baby2Baby 10-Year Gala

The freshman admitted to the magazine that "a lot was going on," and she was okay quitting the sport because she did not love it the way Kobe and Gianna loved basketball.

Natalia is more interested in her filmmaking studies at USC—a passion she said her beloved patriarch passed down and "reminds us of where we are."

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The IMG Model Aims For Oscar With USC Filmmaking Degree

In 2018, Natalia accepted an Academy Award for the Best Animated Short Film category for "Dear Basketball" and hoped to win another one soon.

The Blast revealed that the IMG model expressed that she wants to win an Oscar in 10 years during a Q&A session with her agency.

Natalia is unsure of the category in which she wants to win an award, but she hopes to incorporate two passions to create something unique. 

The black beauty aims to combine her love for film inspired by Kobe with her passion for fashion inspired by Vanessa to create an Academy Award-winning production.

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