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Kandi Burruss from RHOA Is a Proud Mom as She Posts Video Announcing Daughter Riley Got Accepted into NYU

Ra'eesah Manack
Dec 23, 2019
07:20 P.M.
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Riley Burruss is heading for great things! The oldest daughter of Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA) star Kandi Burruss announced she has been accepted to the prestigious New York University.  

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Kandi Burruss welcomed her little girl, Riley Burruss into the work on August 22. 2002. Riley's father is Kandi's ex-boyfriend, Russell "Block" Spencer of Block Entertainment.

Now seventeen years later, Riley is all grown up and gearing up to take a leap into the adult world. The young women recently revealed her future plans.

Riley Burruss and Kandi Burruss attend 2018 Kandi Cares Foundation Thanksgiving Blessings Fall Fest at Our House | Getty Images

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Riley revealed to her Instagram followers that she had been accepted to the college of her dreams. She wrote: 

“I got into my #1 school. I am so proud to share with you all that I will be moving forward in New York at #nyu."

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Kandi also took to the social media platform to celebrate her daughter’s latest accomplishment. She penned a heartfelt message saying:

“My baby got accepted into #NYU. I am so proud of @rileyburruss!”

Kevin Curry commented on Kandi's post | Instagram: @kandi

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She posted the video of the day Riley received the letter. In a recent episode of "

Speak On It

," Riley also revealed how she worked hard and used positive vibes to manifest her acceptance saying:

"I was definitely stressed. Sometimes it doesn’t settle in that you can be denied until right when it’s around the corner. I always like to think positive and manifest my thoughts. So I never once said, ‘I’m not getting in.’ I never once said, ‘Oh, what if I don’t get in?'"

Shari Bryant also commented on Kandi's post | Instagram: @kandi

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The excited teen reportedly produced excellent grades and has landed multiple internships over the years. She told her mother's Youtube viewers that she was "ecstatic,” and

added:

“I mean, it was the only school I really even wanted to go to. I only thought of applying to other schools as back up plans. [NYU] was the only school in my mind. Just to see that I got in, and it’s for sure … I’m very excited.”

Kandi Burruss and Riley Burruss attend Los Angeles Lakers vs Atlanta Hawks at State Farm Arena | Getty Images

It's not the first time Riley has proved that hard work pays off. In 2018, she

 lost a total of 52 pounds

through a rigorous fitness journey in order to gain more confidence and be able to experiment with her wardrobe.

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