IN THE KNOW//15-Year-Old Nigerian-American Teen Set To Attend Harvard Next FallPublished by Jeremy Clayton on Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 3:30 pm.
While most teenage girls are scouring the mall for the hottest trends or whipping their hair back and forth a la Willow Smith, 15 year old Saheela Ibraheem is enrolling into college. Yes, college.
After receiving acceptance letters from 14 colleges, the New Jersey high school senior will be enrolling into the esteemed ivy league institution, Harvard University. The daughter of Nigerian immigrants, Ibraheem accredits her scholarly successes to her parents, revealing that her father would stay up late teaching her subjects non-related to school
Not only a star in the classroom, Ibraheem is also an athlete, involved in softball, soccer and swimming.
Ibraheem will start at the school this Fall, and plans to study neurobiology or neuroscience.