Angelina Jolie has expressed excitement and pride that her first son Maddox Chivan Jolie-Pitt is gearing up to attend a university in South Korea.
Maddox, who just turned 18 on Monday, is the oldest of Jolie’s six children with former husband Brad Pitt. His siblings are Pax (15), Zahara (14), Shiloh (13) and 11-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne.
Citing a source close to the family, People reports that the teen will be studying biochemistry at Yonsei University, where his classes will begin this month.
“He got accepted to other universities but choose Yonsei,” the source was quoted as saying. “He has been studying the Korean language. He has lessons multiple times a week to prepare.”
To help her son get started, the 44-year-old actress is reportedly traveling to South Korea with him.
“Mom is dropping him off in August,” the insider added. “She is very proud. She will miss seeing him as much, but he’s ready.”
While the school is quite far away from their home in the United States, his new school will be near to the family’s home in Cambodia.
“He’s very close to his siblings and they all hope to visit,” noted the source.
In a previous interview, Jolie has spoken about how proud she was of Maddox’s college plans.
“I look forward to all he will do,” she noted.
Jolie and her college-bound son were spotted last year visiting universities in South Korea while she was on an official visit as the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR) Special Envoy.
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