Here Are Some Amazing Unearthed Yearbook Pictures Of Your Favorite Latino Celebrities
1. Cardi B
Behold, the moment Cardi B came up with the line, “Said little b*tch, you can’t fuck with me, if you wanted to.” She looks ready to take on the world.
2. Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera has been known for her hair throughout the decades. Check out the style that started it all: bangs, pigtails with different color headbands, and all her natural lowlights. Too cute.
3. America Ferrera
In 2001, junior America gave a big grin for her El Camino High School photo.
“My [four] sisters dried my hair for me until I was 14, and then I finally started drying my own.”
4. Bruno Mars
Is it just me or does baby Bruno Mars actually have a halo around his fro? Couple that halo with that tux and it’s safe to say that Bruno has been ready for his moment in the limelight.
5. Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez was home schooled, and by the time she was ready to graduate, her character on “Wizards of Waverly Place” was too. She didn’t walk a stage for her personal GED, but took her on screen walk across the stage as her very own, too.
6. Mario Lopez
How badly do you want to pinch his cheeks? I think it’s the dimples. “Saved by the Bell” and “Extra” host graduated from Chula Vista High School in 1991.
7. Jennifer Lopez
Jenny from the Block graduated from Preston High School in the Bronx. How bizarre is it to see J.Lo without her signature long locks? That’s because she spent her high school years doing gymnastics, competed nationally for her track team and played softball.
8. Mariah Carey
During Mariah Carey’s senior year of high school, she decided she’d become a singer songwriter and started composing songs with her then boyfriend. Crushed it, Mariah.
9. Jimmy Smits
Puerto Rican actor Jimmy Smits went to Thomas Jefferson High School in Brooklyn, New York, along with all our Puerto Rican mothers. We jovenes know him as Miguel Prado in “Dexter.”
10. Eva Longoria
Yes, Eva Longoria is a Mexican American beauty queen. She was also dishing spicy chicken sandwiches part-time at Wendy’s for most of her high school years.
11. Eva Mendes
Eva Mendes has not aged, and I have no words. Girl grew up in Glendale, California, so maybe it’s the California sun.
12. Zoe Saldana
This is the face of a young Zoe Saldana right after she moved from the Dominican Republic to New York to start off her junior year of high school. Someone make a meme.
13. Naya Rivera
Rivera has been acting since she was 4 years old, and worked through high school. She quit retailing for Abercrombie & Fitch to start selling memberships at a country club.
Can you tell that Fergalicious was a cheerleader throughout high school at Glen A. Wilson High School? Oh, and she was also a straight-A student.
15. Cameron Díaz
See that big smile? That’s because during her senior year, she knew she’d appear on the cover of “Seventeen” magazine’s July 1990 issue. Talk about making your high school bullies jealous.
16. Becky G.
Becky G. was born Rebecca Marie Gomez and raised in Inglewood. By the time she was 9 years old, their family lost their home and moved into her grandparent’s garage. That’s when she decided to start singing and posting YouTube videos online and how she was discovered by Dr. Luke.
17. Laurie Hernandez
By the time the gymnastics star was going to the prom, she was already a World Olympian. How’s that for extracurricular activities.
18. Camila Mendes
19. Bella Thorne
Born in Pembroke Pines, Thorne only ever worked as a child actor to help support the family after her father died in a car crash. Her mom was left a single mom with four kids to raise.
Thorne was dyslexic and was home-schooled as a result of bullying because of her learning disability. She tried to read everything she could, including labels of cereal boxes, and eventually started reading a grade ahead.
20. Sabrina Bryan
The best Cheetah Girl we’ve ever seen graduated from Esperanza High School in 2002. She went on to keep living the high school dream, on screen.