Jason and Travis Kelce Surprised With College Commencement Ceremony

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 16: Jason and Travis Kelce pose for a photo during Game 1 of the NLCS between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on Monday, October 16, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gabriella Ricciardi/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Jason and Travis Kelce officially completed their college experience.

The NFL legends, who each attended the University of Cincinnati, returned to their beloved alma mater on the evening of Thursday, April 11, for a live recording of their podcast, New Heights. Before the festivities came to an end, the brothers were surprised with a joint commencement ceremony, finally receiving their diplomas as the college's president, Dr. Neville Pinto, arrived on stage in his red commencement gown alongside the university's director of athletics, John Cunningham.

Travis shook Pinto's hand, chugged—then smashed—a beer, much to the crowd's delight, before accepting the official document. He then held it up in the air triumphantly before posing for photos, as seen in a video uploaded by the university's sports announcer, Dan Hoard.

Travis also appeared to give the evening's commencement speech, as seen in footage from local ABC affiliate WCPO 9.

"Before we make this thing official, I thought I'd give you guys some advice," he said into the microphone before going on to quote the Beastie Boys and shouting his favorite victory chant: "You've got to fight, for your right, to party!"

Photos also depict Jason showing off his diploma, although video of his moment hasn't surfaced yet.

Jason was a part of the class of 2010 but wasn't able to participate in his graduation ceremony. Meanwhile, Travis was a part of the class of 2012, but never completed his final courses. The tight end was set to graduate in 2022, but missed his flight—something his brother never let him live down.

The brothers celebrated the big moment under a blast of confetti, sharing a soundless video to the podcast's Twitter account to express their love to the college, the city of Cincinnati, and all of the fans who shared the special moment with them.

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