There are so many stories of African Americans in music and sports, but there aren’t enough stories about those that are academic superstars preparing to help lead the future of our world.
There are 10 remarkable young African Americans that were profiled in Rolling Out in March that we all should know. We will tell you about a few of them. By the age of 7, Mabou Loiseau could speak french, creole, spanish, mandarin, arabic, and russian. She also plays the harp, clarinet, violin, drums, guitar, and piano.
Autumn Ashante was featured in the EUR in July 2011, for a controversial poem she submitted about slavery at the age of 7, and her acceptance to the University of Connecticut that was later revoked. She scored a 149 on a standard IQ test. In case you don’t know, 175 is the highest that can be scored and less than 1% of those that have been tested score between 145 and 159.
Daquan Chisholm invented the bulletproof, walkie-talkie helmet and is receiving help from Johns Hopkins University to secure funding to patent his invention. Stephen R. Stafford III entered Morehouse college at the age of 11 and has three majors. Currently he’s expected to graduate at the age of 17.
The Imafidon family are said to be the smartest family in the United Kingdom. Peter and Paula are the youngest to test into high school and Anne Marie is the youngest to perform A-level computing at the age of 13. We introduced our readers to Tony Hansberry II in 2009, who at the age of 14 invented a less intrusive surgical procedure for hysterectomies.
Read about more of them here.