12-year-old California student ready to start university - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

12-year-old California student ready to start university

Posted: Updated:
(AP) -

A 12-year-old Sacramento student who already has three college degrees and has been accepted to two University of California campuses says he plans on studying biomedical engineering and becoming a doctor and medical researcher by the time he turns 18.
   Tanishq Abraham tells Sacramento television station CBS 13 (http://cbsloc.al/1qDdGlD) he has been accepted to UC Davis and received a regents scholarship to UC Santa Cruz, but he has yet to decide which university he'll attend.
   Abraham started community college at age 7 and last year he received associate's degrees from American River College in Sacramento in general science; math and physical science; and foreign language studies.
   He says child geniuses are often seen as odd. He points out he's just an ordinary kid who likes microscopes but also playing video games.

Powered by Frankly