8 amazing (current) black child prodigies you didnt know
After learning how to play piano at the age of 4, Chelsea Dock became an accomplished pianist within two years. She has won numerous piano competitions and is also a straight A student.
The 14-year-old prodigy from the Bronx, N.Y., speaks fluent Arabic, Swahili and Spanish. She’s also an accomplished poet and scored 149 on the standard IQ test.
Polite Stewart Jr.
After scoring a 30 on his ACT at the age of 13, Polite Stewart Jr. was recruited by Harvard, Princeton and Yale. Stewart decided to enroll at Southern University at the age of 14.
Stephen Stafford learned multiplication by the age of 6. By the time he was 11 years old he was already a freshman at Morehouse College. He began taking classes full time at 13. Stafford is currently a 15-year-old junior at the prestigious institution.
At the age of 12, Justus Williams became the youngest black chess master in history. He has competed in elite chess matches in Brazil, Canada and Greece.
Paula and Peter Imafidon
The fraternal twins became the youngest students to be admitted to a British secondary school. At 7 years old, the siblings broke a record by passing an A-level math exam given by the University of Cambridge.