He went to MIT at the age of 14, and now he’s changing the world | The Black Home School | #OYRchallenge
by Dr. Boyce Watkins
David Van Valen has a life that is built for legend. The young scientist and his family set trends years ago when he was accepted to MIT at the age of 13. While other kids his age were mastering videogames and hip-hop lyrics, David was preparing to dominate the future, taking a whopping 25 college courses while he was in high school, which he started at the “wise old age” of 10.