The class of 2020 can count a Migos member among their graduates.
Quavious “Quavo” Marshall announced on Instagram Thursday that he has graduated from Lilburn’s Berkmar High School.
“Finally Can Say I Graduated High School Class Of 2020 We Lit Now What College Should I Go To?” the 29-year-old wrote in the caption of a series of graduation photos on May 21. Migos also congratulated their member on Instagram writing, “YESSSSSSIRRRR CONGRATS @quavohuncho ON GRADUATING FROM BERKMAR HIGHSCHOOL! #ClassOf2020.”
Quavo added that to celebrate his milestone, Migos planned to release a “smash” that night. The resulting song was a collaboration with YoungBoy Never Broke Again called “Need It.”
The new track followed Migos dropping the tune “Taco Tuesday” on Cinco de Mayo, which Quavo had teased a month after he also teased an upcoming Migos mixtape.
That music is meant to hold fans over while the coronavirus pandemic continues. During that time, Migos, which is made up of Quavo, his nephew Takeoff and cousin Offset, remains hard at work on the highly-anticipated follow up to the hit album “Culture II.”
But before the records and fame, Quavo was a high schooler in Gwinnett County.
In 2009, the rapper was a senior quarterback who the Gwinnett Daily Post reported threw three first-half touchdown passes, helping to lead the team to win their first game of the season during homecoming. Knowing that history, the football skills Quavo showed off on Instagram in 2017 should come as no surprise.
Still, Quavo explained becoming a sports star wasn’t meant to be.
“I'm actually involved in sports,” he told Business Insider. “I played in and I’m a student of the game. I love the game. I’m from the game. The game been taken away from me due to decisions I made in the streets, the decisions I made in life, and I chose another route in rapping.”
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