Dante de Blasio will attend Yale University - Metro US

Dante de Blasio will attend Yale University

Chirlane McCray/Twitter

Dante de Blasio, son of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, is headed for Yale University this fall. His mother Chirlane McCray announced the news via twitter.

McCray wrote in the tweet “So excited for your next adventure, Dante” and accompanied it with a picture of her son holding a Yale University sweater.

Dante de Blasio achieved a degree of fame in New York City during his father’s run for Mayor in 2013.

Dante referred to his father in a video campaign as as “the only Democrat with the guts to really break from the Bloomberg years.”

Take a look at the video below:

Dante’s parents both attended East Coast schools. His father attended New York University and Columbia University, and his mother attendedWellesley College.

Best of luck, Dante!

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