Meet the local 12-year-old genius already accepted to Georgia Tech
November 22, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.
A metro Atlanta 12-year-old who has already been accepted to Georgia Tech plans to study aerospace engineering.
Then meet Caleb Anderson.
Caleb is currently dual-enrolled in high school and classes at Chattahoochee Tech.
When Channel 2 Anchor Jovita Moore talked to Caleb, he was just finishing up a little light schoolwork: creating a PowerPoint about Siberia and reading up on World War II history.
Caleb told Moore he has big plans for after college.
“I think I am going to go to Mars, and do more school, I think, and try to get my master’s at Georgia Tech,” Caleb said.
Or SpaceX. ” Caleb’s mother, Claire Anderson, told Moore that Caleb was just a baby when she started to notice that something was different.
“At three weeks old, I did notice that Caleb was trying to mimic some of my words. . .
By four months, he was picking up basic signs. ” Caleb’s father, Kobi Anderson, said his son has always been different.
“He’s kind of always been this way, where you’ll ask these very deep, profound questions, and you don’t expect to see that from a three-year-old,” Kobi Anderson said.
“That’s kind of been our road, our journey. ” A family video on their YouTube page shows Caleb pointing out countries when he could barely talk.
Caleb certainly doesn’t have a big head about his abilities.
“It’s my life, as it’s normal for me,” Caleb said.
Entertainer Steve Harvey has announced he will pay for Caleb’s college tuition.
Caleb had some great advice for other kids.
Number one, you have to learn to fail,” Caleb said.