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Fantasia Barrino Gushes over Her Nephew for Graduating Early in a New Photo

Afouda Bamidele
Sep 02, 2020
01:30 P.M.
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Singer Fantasia Barrino proudly gushes over her nephew Jaylen Moore for graduating early. She described herself as a proud auntie in the photo she shared of him in his graduation attire.


Singer Fantasia Barrino is riding on cloud nine, all thanks to her nephew Jaylen Moore who recently graduated. She took to her Instagram to commemorate the milestone and share the good news with her fans.

Barrino posted Moore's photo in his graduation gown, holding his certificate in hand. In the accompanying caption, she gushed about how proud she was of him, telling her 4.2 million followers that Moore has always been so smart.

Fantasia Barrino attends the 2016 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 26, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images.

Fantasia Barrino attends the 2016 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 26, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images.


She explained that he had graduated early before calling herself a "proud auntie" and describing Moore as a "young king."

The congratulatory post garnered thousands of likes and several comments from fans celebrating the young man's achievement. Many praised his focus in school and thanked the singer for being a part of his success.

Earlier this year, [Barrino and Taylor] made headlines when they became grandparents for the second time.


Barrino, who regularly updates her fans on happenings in her life, is happily married to husband Kendall Taylor.

The duo tied the knot in a lavish red-and-white themed ceremony in December 2015, three weeks after their first meeting. She once revealed that they spent the night of their first meeting chatting on a rooftop, and that was when she knew he the one. They began dating that night.


For the "American Idol" alum, their union was a match made in heaven as she came from a place of depression when they crossed paths. She confessed that he helped her find her true self.

Since walking down the aisle, the couple has proudly flaunted their love for all to see through their social media pages. Earlier this year, they made headlines when they became grandparents for the second time.


Barrino shared the great news of Taylor's son Trey welcoming his second child, Kyan, via a post on Instagram, congratulating her stepson and his wife. Taylor also shared the news on his Instagram with an emotional message about how fatherhood changed him.

The couple, who have been married for almost five years, once discussed in their popular Instagram Live series, "Taylor Talk," how being parents and grandparents have shifted their priorities.


Although the couple has no kids together, Barrino is a proud mother-of-two. Her journey to motherhood started quite early as she welcomed her daughter Zion as a teenager.

Her son Dallas was born in 2011 months after her publicized scandal affair with married man Antwaun Cook. She first announced her pregnancy in August that year but didn't reveal that Cook was the father until much later.

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