SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) — An 11-year-old boy receiving three degrees became the youngest graduate at American River College this year, by far.
Tanishq Abraham graduated from high school at age 10, and now has his sights set on a medical degree. He told KCRA he wasn’t intimidated by taking classes with students twice his age.READ MORE: COVID: Breakthrough Cases Surge Among San Francisco Hospital Staff
“Even on the first time I came to a college class, I wasn’t really nervous, so, this isn’t much of a big thing to me,” Abraham said.
Abraham graduated with a perfect 4.0 GPA, which didn’t come as a surprise to his mother.
“Even in kindergarten he was pretty ahead, two years ahead, and just went from there,” she said.
Tanishq posted a picture of the family celebrating his graduation to Twitter.READ MORE: COVID: Highly-Contagious Delta Variant Has Some Parents Rethinking Back-To-School Plans
A medical degree isn’t the only goal Abraham has set for himself.MORE NEWS: COVID: Outbreak at 3 Contra Costa Jails Sickens Nearly 100 Inmates and Staff
“I also want to be a medical researcher, and the President of the United States.”