Karlie Kloss drops Victoria's Secret to finish school

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon
Karlie Kloss Drops Victoria's Secret to Finish School

Karlie Kloss first made her debut as a Victoria Secret model back in 2011.

"To be on that catwalk ... is a huge honor," Kloss said.

And the model has had a successful career since being discovered at just 14 years old. But Friday, rumors began surfacing the angel would hang up her wings and hit the books.

Kloss will be attending NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study.

Now don't get us wrong, she will be missed. Ed Razek, the senior creative on Victoria's Secret wrote this heartwarming message on Instagram.

50 PHOTOS
Karlie Kloss quits Victoria's Secret Angel gig
See Gallery
Karlie Kloss drops Victoria's Secret to finish school
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white and digitally retouched) Victoria's Secret model Karlie Kloss walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 29: Victoria's Secret Angel Karlie Kloss launches 'Heavenly' at Victoria's Secret, N Michigan Ave on April 29, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 07: (EDITORS NOTE: Image was processed using Instagram) Victoria's Secret Angel Karlie Kloss walks the runway during the 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington Avenue Armory on November 7, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Models Adriana Lima (L) and Alessandra Ambrosio (R) walk the show finale of the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Singer Taylor Swift performs on the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Victoria's Secret model Sara Sampaio (L) walks the runway past singer Taylor Swift during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Behati Prinsloo walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Models Adriana Lima (L) and Alessandra Ambrosio walk the runway at the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show at Earls Court on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Izabel Goulart walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Singer Ariana Grande performs on the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Elsa Hosk walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Blanca Padilla walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Karlie Kloss (R) and singer Taylor Swift are seen on the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Behati Prinsloo walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Lais Ribeiro walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Elsa Hosk walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Jourdan Dunn walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Jourdan Dunn walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Stella Maxwell walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Joan Smalls walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
Eritrean-Canadian model Grace Mahary during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre in London on December 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL == RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE == (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Victoria's Secret models walk the runway during the finale of the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Doutzen Kroes walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Behati Prinsloo walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Victoria's Secret model Stella Maxwell walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Victoria's Secret model Joan Smalls walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
US model Karlie Kloss walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre in London on December 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL == RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE == (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Jourdan Dunn walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Izabel Goulart walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Victoria's Secret model Daniela Braga walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Victoria's Secret model Adriana Lima walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Victoria's Secret model Izabel Goulart,(centre,right) walks the runway during the finale of the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Singer Taylor Swift perfoms during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Martha Hunt walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Bregje Heinen walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Behati Prinsloo walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Candice Swanepoel walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Victoria's Secret model Devon Windsor walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Jourdan Dunn walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Kate Grigorieva walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
Dutch model Doetzen Kroes walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre in London on December 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL == RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE == (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Cindy Bruna walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Victoria's Secret model Doutzen Kroes walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Victoria's Secret model Devon Windsor walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Singer Taylor Swift performs during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Model Alessandra Ambrosio walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 02: Victoria's Secret model Karlie Kloss walks the runway during the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Earl's Court exhibition centre on December 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)
HIDE CAPTION
SHOW CAPTION
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE

"Karlie is one of a kind, a very close friend, someone I truly admire and love. She is, without question, one of the best models ever."

"I see myself as a 22-year-old girl with lots of ambition," she told CBS.

And that she is. Vogue broke the news for its March issue and Kloss - along with her best friend Taylor Swift - graced the cover. According to Vogue, Kloss doesn't know what she wants to study just yet but says "I'll still be working full-time. ... I'm incredibly ambitious and have lots of goals within my career that I'm not slowing down on anytime soon."

A CBS reporter asked, "How are you going to juggle it all?"

Kloss said, "I will be bringing my schoolbooks to studios, studying on planes. I will figure it out.

Read Full Story

Sign up for Entertainment Insider by AOL and get the top celebrity, movies, music and TV news delivered to your inbox daily!

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners