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6-Year-Old Black Boy Shocks Community With Super High IQ, Started Reading At 1 Years Old

Meet Chandler Hughes, a 6-year-old boy from Texas who recently joined Mensa, becoming one of the organization's youngest members for people with high IQs.

Meet Chandler Hughes, a 6-year-old African American boy from Texas who recently joined Mensa, becoming one of the youngest members in the organization for people with high IQs.

In a society that often grapples with stereotypes, young black boys with high IQs emerge as rare gems, challenging preconceived notions. Their intellectual prowess defies societal expectations and serves as a testament to the diverse and multifaceted potential of every individual, irrespective of racial backgrounds. These young minds, navigating a landscape that may not always recognize their brilliance, contribute to reshaping narratives and inspiring others to recognize and celebrate the untapped genius that exists within every community.

Before he even became a toddler, Chandler amazed his parents when he started reading at the age of 1, according to WLBT. By the time Chandler was in pre-kindergarten, his dad proudly shared that he already finished second-grade level for both reading and math. He then skipped right past kindergarten and jumped straight into first grade.

While it’s extremely uncommon for babies to start reading at the age of 1, there have been exceptional cases that defy the norm. Early reading abilities in infants are typically associated with exposure to language-rich environments and supportive interactions with family and caregivers. Instances of babies reading at 1 are exceptional and often attributed to unique circumstances, including highly stimulating learning environments, genetic predispositions, or exceptionally early exposure to reading materials.

Sure, he’s got the brains, but Chandler’s dad is also keen on making sure his little genius hones those social skills.

“He’s in a great environment where his teachers and his peers all support him,” his dad said.

Now, at six years old, Chandler has already set his sights on becoming a doctor. He said he someday wants to become a “medical doctor because I want to help people when they are sick.”

This news was first reported by Blacknews.com

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