American tennis player and elder sister of World Number 1, Serena Williams has achieved her dream of getting a college degree.
The Number 23 ranked tennis player who was a World No. 1 received her diploma from Indiana University on August 14.
Venus Williams worked hard to achieve a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Indiana University enrolled in IU East’s online degree completion program in 2011.having
Venus could not hide her joy as she revealed in a press statement,
“ It was always my dream to have a business degree, and I ended up going to art school so many times, but in the back of my head I felt like I needed the tools to be a better leader, to be a better planner, to be better at all of the things I wanted to do in my businesses because I’m so hands-on.”
Serena Williams made her professional tennis debut at the age of 14 and has won seven Grand Slam titles. She is CEO of her interior design firm V Starr Interiors and has a fashion line called EleVen. She also owns four Jamba Juice franchises.
Venus had also earned an associate degree in fashion design from the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale in 2007.