Lupita Nyong'o comes from a legacy of Black, African excellence- and has spent every day of her life, surrounded by accomplished black men and women: -Lupita's Father has a PH.D from Yale. -Lupita's Cousin was named by Forbes as one of the '20 Youngest Power Women of Africa' and holds degrees from Harvard AND Stanford. -Lupita's other cousin has a PH.D from Yale, and is a Professor at NYU. Academy Award Winner, Lupita Nyong'o is a Yale University GRADUATE. Haters, have SEVERAL seats.