"You are intelligent and beautiful, and I can't wait to see all of the amazing things you are going to accomplish at Duke," Michael Strahan wrote.
Michael Strahan, the 51-year-old co-host of Good Morning America, took to Instagram to celebrate his daughter Sophia Strahan's high school graduation on May 27. Sharing his joy with his followers, he posted photos from the ceremony and expressed his pride as a father. In the photos, he can be seen posing with his 18-year-old daughter after the graduation ceremony. Sophia, one of Strahan's twin daughters with his second wife Jean Muggli, recently embarked on her journey towards the next chapter of her life. She is set to attend Duke University in New York City, where she will be living away from her family.
Strahan wore stylish dress pants, a button-down shirt, and a blue suit jacket, while Sophia looked radiant in her graduation gown with her curly brunette locks styled in a half ponytail. The father-daughter duo looked adorable together. The post included two photos, one capturing Sophia proudly displaying her diploma, and the other featuring the duo posing with Sophia holding her diploma in front of her. In the caption, Strahan expressed his appreciation for his daughter's significant accomplishment, stating, "My baby girl graduated!! I am so proud of you!! You are intelligent and beautiful, and I can't wait to see all of the amazing things you are going to accomplish at Duke.”
“Congrats Sophia!! Love you!" he concluded, per Pop Culture. Fans and colleagues flooded the comments section with congratulatory messages, including fellow GMA co-host Whit Johnson, who wrote, "#GirlDad win!! Congratulations Sophia!" Sophia also shared moments from her big day on her Instagram Stories. She posted pictures of herself walking with her fellow graduates on campus and posing with friends. In one photo, she showcased the white dress she wore beneath her graduation gown.
In her Instagram bio, she updated her graduation year to 2027, signifying her anticipated graduation from Duke University. Michael Strahan's heartfelt Instagram post and Sophia's celebration of her graduation reflect a proud father's joy and a young woman's excitement as she embarks on her academic journey at Duke University.
Previously, following the 18th birthday celebrations for his youngest twins, Isabella and Sophia, Michael took to social media to share a heartfelt tribute to his firstborn, Tanita. Alongside a collage of Instagram photos featuring himself and Tanita throughout the years, he expressed his pride and love for her, stating, "Happy birthday to my firstborn @tanitaa.st. Please help me wish her the most amazing day. So proud of the person and artist you have become, my baby. Proud to be your Dad."
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