A 9-year-old boy in Belgium is going to earn a bachelor's degree at a very young age. Laurent Simmons, a gifted nine-year-old boy, will be the youngest to graduate next December. Laurent is currently pursuing his graduation in electrical engineering from the Eindhoven University of Technology.
According to a report, Laurent will complete his studies next month in just nine months. Laurent is very quick to read from the beginning. Laurent, with a sharp mind like Einstein, has an IQ level of 145. The world's top universities have already sent invitations to Laurent for further studies.
Laurent hopes to one day become an astronaut or a heart surgeon. Laurenton chooses this job because his grandparents have heart problems. Laurent told that he wants to do further studies from California because the weather there is very pleasant.
Laurent's father, Alexander Simmons, said the UK has major institutions like Oxford and Cambridge and it would be very convenient for us. With this, he told that Laurent wants to do PhD in artificial limbs and robotics.
Seeing the talent of Laurent, he is compared to Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. In addition, he can speak four languages. Laurent started school at the age of four and completed his five years of schooling in just 12 months.
Laurent's teacher assessed his talent, saying that he was three times smarter than the smartest student he had met in such a long career. This amazing ability of his was first recognized by his grandparents.