June is Immigrant Heritage Month, and Zendaya‘s commemoration was everything.
The former Disney star teamed up with Welcome.us to film a PSA in which she explored her German and African roots. In the video posted online, Zendaya proudly claims her unique heritage, nearly breaking the internet with positivity.
“My mother’s proud of where she’s from, and her history, and her past, and same with my dad,” says Zendaya. “I have roots in Africa. Like, I am from Africa as well as from Germany, and I am very proud of that.”
In honor of Immigrant Heritage Month, and because the Zendaya video was just that inspiring, we’ve gathered a list of celebrities whose immigration stories are bound to move you.
Click through the gallery below for more.
SOURCE: Billboard | VIDEO CREDIT: YouTube