Shawn Mendes Shares Pics of His High School Graduation & First Tattoo

Shawn Mendes in 2016
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 Shawn Mendes at Much Music Video Awards in Toronto on June 19, 2016.

Shawn Mendes, who hit No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with "Stitches" shortly after turning 17, reminded us just how young he is with his recent high school graduation photo.

Shawn managed to keep up with his education despite his packed schedule thanks to online coursework. "I really miss that whole experience of being in the classroom," the singer said in an interview with Just Jared Jr. "And then also, all the sports teams, all the music events, the talent shows, the camps -- and actually, they’ve let me go to the leadership camps, and I’ll be able to go to prom. So it will be really awesome.”


Just before graduating, the singer got his very first tattoo -- a Bob Ross-esque scene of a lake and trees in the shape of a guitar, with Toronto's CN Tower at the end of the guitar's neck. "No he did not cry," his tattoo artist Livia Tsang of Chronic Ink tweeted.


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