Chidi-Ogbodu said she was “overwhelmed with emotions” at her incredible achievement (Issa) 18 year old graduate from Howard University
Ambitious African girl, 18, graduates from college with DISTINCTION and enrolls for PhD
A Nigerian girl has graduated from Howard University with distinction – She is already looking forward to starting her PhD – She wants to help find cures for major diseases such as Ebola 18-year-old Nkechinyere Chidi-Ogbolu is the textbook definition of precocity. At her young age, she recently graduated with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering—with distinction—from Howard University in Washington D.C., US.
The young and brilliant student grew up in Nigeria where she was often pushed to higher classes from a young age because she was too intelligent for her age.
Speaking to her university’s newspaper, The Hilltop, Chidi-Ogbolu spoke of her achievement: “I was overwhelmed with emotions; it was just a very happy day overall.”
Speaking of her future plans, Chidi-Ogbolu said she wants to help find cures for major ailments such as Ebola and to help her Nigerian people back home. Well done, girl! Keep flying the African flag high. Watch another young college graduate in the video below.