Angelina Jolie Attends College Event with Daughter Zahara & Dances the Electric Slide

Angelina Jolie has taken on many different roles, but in her latest Instagram post, she filled the part of proud mom.

The Eternals actress is gearing up for one of her kids to leave the nest, as her 17-year-old daughter, Zahara, is set to start her freshman year of college this coming fall. Zahara will attend Spelman College, an all-women's HBCU in Atlanta, Georgia, and Jolie shared the exciting news to her account this past weekend.

“Zahara with her Spelman sisters!” the 47-year-old star wrote in her caption. “Congratulations to all new students starting this year. A very special place and an honor to have a family member as a new Spelman girl.”

In the photo, Jolie's eldest daughter is seen squatting down in front, wearing a white t-shirt and jeans. Around her stand five other smiling Spelman students.

It seems that Jolie had quite a blast attending the orientation event with Zahara. In a video that can be seen here on The Shade Room Instagram account (which was shared courtesy of Phylicia Fant), we can see the Mr. & Mrs. Smith star dancing to the Electric Slide at a SpelHouse event.

In the clip, Jolie smiles as she dances in the middle of a group of people, and at the end, she is seen laughing and wrapping her arms around Zahara as she goes in for a hug.

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Jolie seemingly has a close relationship with her 17-year-old. Just last fall, the mother-daughter duo walked the red carpet together (shown above) at Variety's Power of Women event, where they were seen holding hands as they posed. In addition to Zahara, Jolie has five other kids—Maddox, 20, Pax, 18, Shiloh, 16, Vivienne and Knox, 14.

It's never easy to send your kids off to college, but we have a feeling Angelina will be back for more dances.

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