Emma Watson’s motivational message for Filipina student goes viral

PHOTO: Facebook/ Therese Kiara
PHOTO: Facebook/ Therese Kiara

Who better to advise you on acing your exams than Hermione Granger herself?

Filipina student Therese Kiara got a surprise motivational greeting from Emma Watson, aka the brightest witch of her age.

How did this student get so lucky?

It was actually Therese’s mother who saw Watson somewhere in New York. She asked the young actress for a message for her daughter who was studying for her biology exam.

“I was studying for my Bio exam when my Mom called to show Emma Watson standing behind her, then she politely asked Emma if she can say hi to me on the cam. She was so kind and sweet,” Therese wrote on the post that has gone viral with more than 105,000 likes and 14,700 shares.

“Sure! Hi! Study hard,” the 27-year-old British star was quoted saying.

On the comments section of the post, Therese has been called “lucky” several times.


Therese said she shared her experience because she wanted to “motivate more people to study hard,” reports ABS-CBN News.

Emma Watson, best known as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movies, earned a degree in English Literature from Brown University in 2014.

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