Talk about a blast from the past.
The caption dated the photo “9-12-99” and included a baby emoji. At the time, Kate was just 17 and Hayden was a fresh-faced, 11-year-old child star.
For those who haven’t seen the 2000 drama inspired by the true story of high school football coach Herman Boone (Denzel Washington), Kate played Emma Hoyt, the girlfriend of football player Gerry Bertier (Ryan Hurst). Hayden played Sheryl Yoast, the football-loving daughter of Assistant Coach Bill Yoast (Will Patton).
Last December, the proud mom celebrated her daughter’s birthday and wrote a sweet tribute on social media for the occasion. “6 years ago today, I met the most amazing (not so little anymore) creature,” she wrote. “Can’t believe my baby girl is getting so big! Thanks for the beautiful cake Yana! #HappyBirthdayKaya #blessed.”