We totally forgot that Natalie Portman graduated from Harvard in 2003! Talk about impressive!
On Wednesday, Natalie gave a very inspirational commencement speech at her alma mater, citing her experiences on the set of Black Swan as a motivational anecdote.
Portman explained how she initially felt “woefully unprepared” for the film’s role but persevered on regardless, saying:
“The point is, if I had known my own limitations, I never would have taken the risk. And the risk led to one of my greatest personal and professional achievements.”
Woot! We’re so glad the actress took on the role — she wouldn’t have won the Oscar, met her now husband, or even had her adorable son!!
Check out Nat’s speech in full (below)!
Way to go, girl and congrats to the graduating class!!
[Image via WENN.]