Meet 26-year-old genius who became a rocket scientist by mistake

Meet 26-year-old genius who became a rocket scientist by mistake

- An American lady identified as Dajae Williams is inspiring people to aspire to greatness as she shares her story with young folks

-The 26-year-old lady became an engineer by accident and she has recorded remarkable feats since she started working at NASA

- Dajae's life changed after her high school teacher mistakenly enrolled her in honours geometry

Our manifesto: This is what YEN.com.gh believes in

Install our latest app for Android and read the best news about Ghana!

Dajae William is a 26-year-old American lady who became an engineer by accident after her high school teacher mistakenly enrolled her in honours geometry.

According to an Instagram post by @becauseofthem, the young lady works at NASA as a rocket scientist and has been traveling around the country speaking to young people about mathematics and science using music.

Dajae is one of the best brains at NASA and her achievement thus far has been an inspiration for young people to aspire to greatness.

Ghanaian mother, 2 daughters & grandchild allegedly imprisoned for stealing corn to eat
Meet 26-year-old who became a rocket scientist by mistake

Dajae Williams is an inspiration to many people around the world. Photo credit: @dajae.monae
Source: UGC

She told St Louis Public Radio:

⁠“Look, there are some pretty dope people that I work with across all of the NASA campuses, but I'm pretty sure that I'm the dopest."

Dajae is a quality engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab. She is one of the few black people and one of the youngest to work at the research facility. ⁠

⁠According to report, ⁠she has been able to translate difficult mathematics and science theories into easy-to-remember catchy hip-hop songs.

She said sometimes education can be very traumatic, adding that black people are not taught in the language they learned growing up.

In her words:

“Sometimes education can be, at least in math and science, it can be a very traumatic experience...especially for kids of color. We're not necessarily taught in the language that we learned growing up."

READ ALSO: Asamoah Gyan 'chills' as he cuts huge cake to celebrate 35th b'day (Video, photos)

Ghanaian lady narrates how her papa no's wife nearly took her life after catching them

In an earlier report by YEN.com.gh, NASA astronaut Christina Koch has set new female space record by completing the longest-ever single spaceflight by a woman.

The Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying Koch parachuted down to the grasslands of Kazakhstan at around 09:12 GMT.

Ghanaians weigh in on the chances of the candidates on the ballot paper |

Subscribe to watch new videos

Have national and human interest issues to discuss? Know someone who is extremely talented and needs recognition?

Your stories and photos are always welcome. Get interactive via our Facebook page.

Source: Yen.com.gh

Online view pixel