UVA Graduation Portraits

Jillian’s Graduation Portraits | University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

April 3, 2017

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Welcome to a blog post about one of my favorite humans at the University of Virginia!!! I met Jillian four years ago as a first year through a friend and she’s been a part of my main group of friends ever since! From hours spent in Wilsdorf and in Nau, to fun dumpling dates on the Lawn, wine nights, and everything in between, I can’t imagine my four years at UVA without having Jillian as a part of them. This girl is not only incredibly smart and talented, but just such a joyful and wonderful person to be around. She has an infectious smile that just makes you happy to be around her! Also, I have a very special shoutout to the Kirby family for hosting me and Maya so generously over spring break!!! It definitely made it a one of a kind trip out to the West Coast! I can’t wait to see you again soon at graduation!!! Here’s a few of my favorite pictures from Jillian’s graduation portraits this past weekend 😀

We took a bunch up near Nau Gibson Hall which is fitting because we’ve spent way too many hours there and plus dollars on Starbucks Coffee!

Hehehe had to put this one in! 😀

Jillz, you are one gorgeous human being!


And then the afternoon got even better because we ran into Kavita & Andrea who came bearing beignets and became the source of many laughs 🙂

So much cheesin’ props to Andrea & Kavita. Also how cool is our 200th anniversary zipper pull?

Yay, thanks Kavita for grabbing one of us!!

Jillz, thanks for being a wonderful friend throughout all these years! I’m gonna miss you when you go up to UMich but I know you’ll do big things there! You’re always free to come crash with me when you visit D.C. (which better be often)!! Here’s to more memories during the next month before we graduateee!!!


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