Angello Perez, the brother of the late actor AJ Perez, dedicated his scholastic milestone to the latter.
In a post on Twitter, Angello, nicknamed Gello, shared a photo of himself standing next to AJ’s gravestone wearing his toga.
Angello, who recently graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University, also shared a photo of himself holding his two medals with AJ’s gravestone in the backdrop.
“Always dedicating my successes to you @ajperez17,” he wrote in his tweet.
Meanwhile, netizens congratulated Angello and said AJ is surely proud of him right now.
AJ passed away in 2011. He died at the age of 18 in a vehicular accident in Moncada town in Tarlac province while on his way home following a show in Dagupan.
AJ was part of ABS-CBN talent management arm Star Magic, where he was a member of Batch 13.
His first TV appearance was in an episode of Komiks Presents. He also appeared in several episodes of Star Magic Presents and Your Song Presents as well as teleseryes such as Lobo and Iisa Pa Lamang.
His last teleserye under the Kapamilya network was Sabel where he starred alongside Jessy Mendiola and Joseph Marco.
He appeared in numerous films such as Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo; Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo; BFF (Best Friends Forever); Babe, I Love You; Cinco; and Mamarazzi.