Smart AF! 13-Year-Old Nigerian American Accepted into Duke’s Gifted Program


It seems every day around this time of year, there is story after story about a young person of African descent in this country being lauded for excellent academic achievement, and many of them come from immigrant families… the very same people our current Commander in Chief tried to prevent from entering the country (thank God for checks and balances, as the courts shot down his ridiculous ban that undeniably focused on people of color).

Today comes the news of a remarkable 13-year-old teen, born to immigrant parents from Nigeria, that has been accepted into a summer studies program at Duke – considered a prestigious and elite university.

She is a remarkable child, already fluent in Chinese and active in programs to help others.

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