In a remarkable feat of academic excellence, 16-year-old Shania Mohammad from Oklahoma City has achieved three college degrees and secured a full-time teaching position, making her the youngest paid teacher in the United States.
Her journey to this groundbreaking achievement began at the age of 14 when she earned a bachelor’s degree in early childhood development. Additionally, she obtained two associate degrees from Oklahoma City Community College and Langston University.
Not content with just academic accolades, Shania also completed two years of National Teachers Professional Development Training through the Thurgood Marshall Foundation, further enhancing her teaching skills and expertise.
Despite her remarkable achievements, Shania shows no signs of slowing down. Alongside her teaching career, she is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Business Administration, aiming to become the youngest Black graduate student in the country.