The Daily News is reporting that Carson Huey-You, who just started his freshman year at Texas Christian University, is the youngest person ever to attend the private university in Fort Worth. He was in high school at the age of 5.
Today he is 11 years old and taking a full college load, including physics, calculus, history and religion. His mother, Claretta, is attending classes with him.
“It’s very exciting,” the smiling youngster told NBC 5 News in Dallas-Fort Worth.
His feet barely touched the ground when he played Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” on the piano during his admissions interview.
“It’s fun because it’s basically just like high school, but in a big campus … with a lot more people,” Carson told CBS 11 News.
He scored a 1770 on his SAT, was co-valedictorian of his high school senior class and speaks Mandarin Chinese, TCU’s student newspaper reported.
Hi[s] mom told the paper he was reading chapter books at age 2 and could multiply and divide a year later.
Read more at the Daily News.