In this ESSENCE Now interview, actress Yara Shahidi discusses her plans for her freshman year at Harvard University.
[BLANK_AUDIO] You're going to Harvard soon. Yeah. How excited are you? I am so excited. Yeah, how do you feel about going? Are you nervous, do you feel any pressure? I mean of course I'm nervous because it is a new adventure. And much like Zoey it's a world that I've not been a part Part of. Mm-hm. And so, I'm entering a whole new landscape and it is this crazy, new adventure of mine, but at the same time, college has been something I've had my eyes on for the entirety of my life. And so, to be able to go in, study what I want and have the support of professors already. And of family. And of my blackish family too is so amazing. Do you know what you want to study? I'm double majoring in Social Studies which is interdisciplinary Sociology, Anthropology, Economics and Philosophy. Mind blown. And my second major is African American Studies. That is amazing. Yara how are you gonna have time for all of that. [BLANK_AUDIO]