Natalia Bryant is the oldest daughter of Vanessa and Kobe, the latter of whom died in a January 2020 helicopter crash
The oldest daughter of Vanessa and the late Kobe Bryant is currently attending the University of Southern California, and had her first day back following the summer break.
Making sure Natalia, 20, felt the love and pride of her father, Vanessa, 41, sent her daughter flowers that were signed as coming from Kobe.
In the photo Natalia posted to her Instagram Story Monday night, bright roses in orange, yellow and pink gracefully surrounded the letter.
“Happy first day of school! Love you always, Daddy,” the card read.
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Atop her snap of the beautiful flower arrangement, Natalia wrote, “First day of school always, @kobebryant.”
Natalia also posted a mirror selfie of her smiling at her phone, while sporting a long-sleeved top with ripped blue jeans.
“First day of grade 15,” she captioned the snap.
In January 2020, Natalia’s father died in a tragic helicopter crash, alongside his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other people.
Vanessa recently unveiled the new Kobe Bryant 8 Protro sneaker. Designed by the mother of four, the shoe is set to be released Wednesday, which would have been Kobe's 45th birthday.
“The Halo concept will be an annual release that will honor and celebrate this special date,” Nike wrote on their website.
A black-and-white teaser clip of the sneaker was also showcased on Vanessa's Instagram. “Kobe 8 'Halo' 8.23.23 🤍 This will be one of many Kobe 8 'Halo' styles coming soon🤍, “ she wrote in the caption.
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