A 12-year-old prodigy I ask everyone after graduation with five degrees from Fullerton College, California. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. And she did it in just 3 years.
Clovis Hung, we’re talking about him, started his university studies when he was just 9 years old. According to the child, his decision to enroll in college and the intensity of him to graduate quickly it was due to his sense of competition.
The pre-teen explained it his intention was to surpass the success of Jack Ricoalso a Fullerton alumnus, who at age 13 set a record as the youngest person to graduate.
“Also he wanted to be the youngest graduateHung told the Fullerton radio station. KABC extension. “Although I didn’t expect to beat him.”
Last week, Hung took the stage in a cap and gown with other Fullerton graduates, most of them at least 10 years his seniorand finally managed to beat Rico.
The boy received five titles Associate of Arts: History, Social Sciences, Social Behavior and Personal Development, Arts and Human Expressions, Science and Mathematics.
And warned that he has not finished what he is waiting for get another title next year.
Hung enrolled in Fullerton through a special admissions program, which allows a student of any age to take courses to earn college credits.
According to the school, it was the child’s mother, Song Choi, who college classes combined with a home curriculum to complete the academic requirements.
“Clovis is super curious, mature, diligent, disciplined and highly motivatedChoi said, “He’s also very curious, and traditional public schools couldn’t satisfy his curiosity, so college was the best choice.”
Hung explained that it was initially difficult for him to adjust to the experience of being present in lectures at the university, but she found support from her new teachers and classmates.
The boy supported him everyone welcomed him with open arms and were willing to converse with him about courses. “When I had questions, I asked them, and if they had questions, they asked me,” she said. “They treated me like a brother.”
Some teachers were concerned about how a 9-year-old would relate to older classmates, the statement said, but Hung He quickly found his place in the group.
“Clovis was a great mix of “kid” and college studentcommented Kenneth Collins, professor of biology at Fullerton.
“He’s mature enough for the other students to take him seriously, but boyish enough for him to take care of him as if he were a younger brother and encourage it,” he added.
Like many other graduates, Hung hopes to spend the summer traveling. He likes to play baseball five times a week, enjoy minecraft and roblox gameand is winning medals as a boy scout.
And Hung doesn’t end there, the young man assured that he already has his next goal: a pilot’s license at the age of 16
“I also joined the Air Civic Patrolhoping to get my pilot’s license at the age of 16,” Hung said in the statement.
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