Black Excellence: 14-Year-old Boy Majoring In Physics And Chemical Engineering Set To Graduate From University

Black Excellence: 14-Year-old Boy Majoring In Physics And Chemical Engineering Set To Graduate From University

  • Child prodigy Elijah Precciely will graduate with a double degree from Southern University in May 2023
  • The 14-year-old genius is a junior double, majoring in Physics and Chemical Engineering at the university
  • In 2019, he made history as the school's youngest person to receive a full-ride scholarship at 11 years old

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At 14, child prodigy Elijah Precciely will soon earn his first degree from Southern University, where he's a junior double, majoring in Physics and Chemical Engineering.

The Baton Rouge, LA indigene in 2019 became the school's youngest person to receive a full-ride scholarship at age 11, according to WBRZ2.

Not only is he balancing two rigorous STEM programmes as a full-time student and published author, but he is also juggling his interest in other fields.

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Elijah Precciely
Photos of Elijah Precciely. Source: @MsMathlin/@ephemeral1107
Source: Twitter

The science wiz has several achievements under his belt and is using them to encourage and inspire others. His first priority is to be a shining light to help others, he said.

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''Well, I don’t look for just breaking records, I look for changing lives. And in that, I will break records,''he said.
''The second priority is to make sure that I help people like me and people who want to connect with me,'' he said, according to WBRZ2.

Precciely is set to graduate in May 2023.

After Overcoming Adversity, Black Lady Becomes Her Family's First Graduate and Doctor

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that on her journey to earning a degree, Lerato Jaca triumphed adversity to achieve her goals, becoming the first person in her family to bag a degree in 2020.

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She understood what it meant for a Black girl to glean such a feat, more so, make history.

In a post on Twitter, Jaca disclosed that she graduated from the University of Cape Town, UCT, making history as her family's first graduate and doctor.

Ghanaian Mom of 3 Graduates with PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology from University of Ghana

Meanwhile, a mother of three from Ghana, Wilhelmina Annie Mensah, has graduated with a doctorate in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of Ghana.

According to Wilhelmina, the past six years have been a great learning phase for her. And, her years of dedication and commitment to her goal have paid off.

She achieved her master's in Medical Biochemistry at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana before heading to the University of Ghana to pursue her PhD

Source: YEN.com.gh

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