Self-Taught Teen Engineer From Sierra Leone Builds Battery, Radio Transmitter

The 16-year-old whiz kid invited to conduct research at MIT

Kelvin Doe, known to many in his native Sierra Leone as DJ Focus, caught the attention of experts in the US after teaching himself to build batteries and generators from household items. According to CNN, the 16-year-old is the youngest person in history to be invited to the “Visiting Practitioner’s Program” at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

To learn more about the budding entrepreneur, watch the video below, which was produced by @radical.media for the THNKR YouTube channel:

Read more about Doe on CNN’s “What’s Next?” blog…

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