15-year-old girl becomes youngest to earn university degree from a US college
Shania Muhammad has earned a bachelor’s degree from Langston University, where she previously set a record as the youngest student to earn an associate degree.
The 15-year-old had already earned another associate degree before her most recent achievement, leaving her name in the Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) archives.
According to The Black Wall Street Times, Shania graduated from Langston with distinction.
”History was just made again for the 3rd time by a 15-year-old 3x college graduate,” her father, Elijah Muhammad, announced on social media, Because Of Them We Can reported
Shania’s accomplishment of earning three degrees in less than three years is noteworthy for any student.
She earned a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences focusing on Child Development, and she also won the Outstanding Graduate Senior Award for her division.
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The young woman enrolled at OCCC at age 13 and received her first degree from Langston at age 14.
She received her first degree before her mother, Atashia Muhammad, an associate professor at Langston who called the ceremony a “special occasion.”
Shania has taken her talent to graduate school, where she is working toward a master’s in business administration while already maintaining a 4.0 GPA in just her first semester.