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Dorothy Jean Tillman from Chicago is only 12-years-old and she just earned her second college degree from Excelsior College. On Friday (July 13), Dorothy walked the stage alongside another graduate who was 72 years old. Dorothy previously earned her associates degree and now want to pursue her masters in environmental engineering.
Before she takes on her next degree Dorothy wants to take a break from her studies. According to Baller Alert Dorothy says, “With environmental engineering, it’s all about helping people, the environment, and that’s just what I love to do, that’s what makes me happy.”
Dorothy’s mother, who nicknamed her Dorothy Genius says she knew her daughter had a gift when “DJ” began memorizing “double digits by four or three.” Jemelita Tillman said her daughter “is one of the greatest to come out Chicago.”
Source: Baller Alert
Written By: Fantasia Harvey