Kobe & Vanessa Bryant's Daughter Natalia Accepted to USC — See Her Heartwarming Reaction

Kareena Koirala
Apr 05, 2021
12:10 A.M.
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Vanessa and Kobe Bryant's 18-year-old daughter Natalia just got accepted into the University of Southern California. See the young gun's priceless reaction! 


Natalia Bryant is officially a Trojan! The 18-year-old daughter of Vanessa and Kobe Bryant has been accepted into the University of Southern California. 

Vanessa is having a major "proud mom" moment right now, and she shared her happiness with her 14.5 million fans on Instagram with a heartwarming video.

Vanessa Laine Bryant and Kobe Bryant attend the 2019 Baby2Baby Gala on November 09, 2019. | Source: Getty Images.


Natailia could not help but jump out of joy as she celebrated her achievement. She rocked a gray USC sweater and crimson leggings as she excitedly exclaimed. 

The news came days after Natalia and Vanessa got tattoos to honor Kobe and Gigi.


Vanessa penned a touching caption to express how proud she was of her firstborn. Sharing how Natalia's milestone brought tears to her eyes, the proud mother wrote:

"I know daddy is so PROUD OF YOU. I am so PROUD OF YOU!! Your hard work and dedication was so worth it."


The mother-of-four praised Natalia for pushing though "the most excruciating pain imaginable" and achieving her goal with flying colors. Congratulations Natalia!

The family misses Kobe and Gigi every single day, but it's during milestones like these that their absence is truly defeaning. Although they were not physically present, the family felt their presence in spirit. 


Vanessa later took to Instagram to share how they further celebrated with a bunch of balloons and Trojan gear. The most special part of it all was a pair of custom-made Nikes. 

The Trojan cardinal and gold kicks featured Kobe's signature on the back. Vanessa gave her fans a closer look of the sneakers in a separate Instagram post. "Every step of the way," she capitioned

The news came days after Natalia and Vanessa got tattoos to honor Kobe and Gigi. Popular tattoo artist Nikko Hurtado made a house call for the ladies. 

Vanessa got "Mambacita" tattooed to her forearm, a tribute to Gigi. Natalia got two tattoos, one of which was the word "Muse" located on her finger. It happens to be the name of the documentary her father released in 2015.