11-Year-Old Graduates College with An Eye Set On Astrophysics

July 24, 2018 - 3:18 pm
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By Meredith Ganzman

William Maillis is just 11-years-old, and he has already graduated from college after receiving his Associate in Arts degree from St. Petersburg College.

St Petersburg College
St Petersburg College

William's parents say he was doing basic math when he was only two, learned algebra by the time he turned four and has been touted by the president of the Florida institution as brilliant, open and collaborative. William started college in 2016 when he was just nine-years-old.

St Petersburg College
St. Petersburg College

Next up - William will continue his studies at the University of Southern Florida with a focus on astrophysics and is on track to complete his doctorate by the time he’s 18 -- when most teens first start college!