Smart Teenager Makes History as First Black Male Salutatorian at His High School

Smart Teenager Makes History as First Black Male Salutatorian at His High School

  • A final year student at Boca Ciega High School in Gulfport, Florida, has become the first Black male salutatorian at his high school
  • Jeremiah Daniels IV has achieved a goal he set at beginning of starting high school as he makes history
  • The teenage prodigy is planning to attend Florida State University to major in Computer Engineering after graduation

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Jeremiah Daniels IV, a final year student at Boca Ciega High School in Gulfport, Florida, has made history as the first Black male salutatorian at his high school.

The teenage prodigy has achieved a goal he set for himself at the beginning of starting high school.

Four years ago, Daniels IV mentioned to his parents that he wanted to be the salutatorian in his school, and he achieved it.

The straight-A student since third grade has always excelled academically. His achievement is no surprise to his parents.

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Jeremiah Daniels IV
Photos of Jeremiah Daniels IV. Source: Fox 13 Tampa
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''He’s very academically inclined. As a kindergartner he taught himself how to get on a laptop, get on a computer and go into programs by himself,'' said his mom Brittney Daniels, according to Fox 13 Tampa.

The prodigy has attributed his success to his educators helping him make history.

''The teachers challenged me on learning something new and being able to say, ‘I can understand it,’ and being able to use it and apply it to different situations.''

Daniels IV is planning to attend Florida State University to major in Computer Engineering after graduation.

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The Rutherford High School prodigy achieved this while balancing his studies with extra-curricular activities in school.

Despite his busy routine, the teenager found time to invent a device that helps people who are blind and/or deaf, according to ABC News.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that social media user AdoreTC will soon become a first-generation law graduate in her family, and she can't wait to celebrate the accomplishment.

Besides her hard work, she is proud of the milestone because people doubted her ways and wanted her to change.

According to her, being herself is what enabled her to break the glass ceiling in her family.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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