Jennifer Hudson is one proud mommy to a high schooler! On Saturday, the talk show host celebrated his 13-year-old son, David Otunga Jr., graduating from middle school on Instagram.
Hudson shared two posts containing photos and videos of her son’s big day, which included a plane with a banner that read, “Congratulations DOJ! And the Class of 2023!” The Oscar winner’s first post featured a candid photo of David correcting his robe as he held up his diploma. “My baby has graduated, yall!!!!!! DOJ!!!!!!!”
For her second post, Hudson assembled a carousel of photos and videos from the day, including shots of her beaming with David and photos of her family showing up to support her son. “it’s official !!!” she wrote. “My baby is now a high school student! We had such a wonderful day celebrating with family and friends. I’m so proud of you DOJ! Team Jhud can help DOJ HUGE congrats!”
Hudson’s fans and famous friends were quick to show David lots of love in the comments. Viola Davis wrote, “Congratulations ❤️❤️❤️.” Meanwhile, Yvette Nicole Brown said, “The time has passed! Congratulations to the #DOJ!!!”
David, 41, shares David with her ex-fiancé, David Otunga. The two parted ways in November 2017 after being together for 10 years. At that point, Hudson filed an emergency order of protection from him, which he later dropped. Otunga was also present at David’s graduation.
The former actor and WWE star posted a carousel of photos from the day on his Instagram, including a photo of him, Hudson and David. “Can you believe he’s going to be a freshman?” He has written. “Where does the time go?”