Alana ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Thompson Shares Senior Class Photos

Alana ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Thompson
Lauryn Efird/Instagram

It’s back to school! Before Alana “Honey Boo Boo” ThompsonSister returns to high school for her senior year Lauryn “Pumpkin” Shannon is gushing over the milestone.

“Today my not so little sister had senior pictures done🥺❤️. I’m so proud of how far you’ve come against all odds that have been thrown at you,” Shannon, 22, captioned a Friday, August 5, Instagram carousel with her sister, 16, who wore a gold cap and gown. “Here to Alana’s last year of high school. Excuse me while you ugly cry lol ❤️. We love our lana.”

The girls’ aunt, Jo “Doe Doe” Shannon, also shared Here comes Honey Boo Boo alum’s glamour shots via her Instagram. “CLASS OF 2023 🎉🎉. Alana, I am so proud of your accomplishments and I am honored to be your aunt 🥰. The world is yours and can’t wait to see how you conquer it,” Jo wrote on Friday.

Thompson, for her part shared the proofs from her yearbook composite onto her Instagram page. Thompson wore a black blouse and smiled wide to the camera. “Senior year!! 💗,” the teenage reality TV alum captioned her own photos on Friday.

The Toddlers & Tiaras The alum has previously spoken out about her experiences growing up in the spotlight and how she moved past her childhood nickname. “My mama did not name me Honey Boo Boo. My name is Alana,” she told Teen Vogue An August 2021 profile. “They are completely two different people. I would say that I do like this Alana now, rather than the younger Alana.”

The Dancing with the Stars: Junior alum added at the time: “I guess people still expect me to be little Honey Boo Boo, and I’m not anymore. Just because I’m from the South, people expect me to be all country bumpkin, out riding four wheelers all the time, but that’s not really how it is. As long as I like myself, I’m good. … I am my own person.”

Alana 'Honey Boo Boo' Thompson Is All Grown Up In Her Senior Class Pics: You've Come So 'Far' Against 'All Odds'

Alana ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Thompson
Courtesy Alana Thomson/Instagram

Thompson — who is currently dating Dralin Carswell — rose to fame as a young competitor on the TLC docuseries about childhood beauty pageants before receiving her own spinoff series alongside her sister and their mother, “Mama” June Shannon.

“It [is] always is a work in progress,” Mama June, 42, exclusively told Us Weekly In May, she described her troubled relationship with her children after she fought Lauryn to get custody over Thompson. “I still understand where they’re at. … I was pissed off as hell [to start], but now that I’ve been in recovery, you know, I can [see]They did the things they did. We see each other. We talk. They know when they need me, I’m here.”

The Mama June: From Not to To Hot Star shares her youngest child with ex Mike “Sugar Bear” ThompsonLauryn and Jessica, daughters, 25, with ex Michael Anthony FordAnna, Anna’s oldest child, is 27. David Dunn.

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