11-Year-Old Florida Boy Graduates From College

He may not be be able to legally drive or vote, but an 11-year-old Florida boy already has a college degree under his belt. 

William Maillis received his Associate in Arts degree from St. Petersburg College on Saturday.

Source: Bay News 9 Via CNN

"I am totally fascinated by William and the work that he has done," Dr. Tonjua Williams, President of St. Petersburg College, said according to CNN affiliate Bay News 9. "He's extremely brilliant, very open and collaborative."

William started college in 2016 after graduating high school at age of 9. 

His parents say that, be the age of 2, he was doing simple math and by 4 he learned algebra.

Maillis plans to continue his education and will begin classes next month at the University of South Florida.

"I want to be an astrophysicist," William told Bay News 9. "I want to prove to the world that God does exist through science."

His goal is to complete his doctorate by the time he's 18.

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