15 Year Old Ishmale Powell Graduates At 15 With A 4.5 GPA

Ishmale Powell just graduated from Page High School In Greensboro, N.C., and is headed to UNC-Charlotte this Fall! Not only did Ishmale graduate two years early, he walked across the stage with a 4.5 GPA!


Ishmale is enrolled in UNC-Charlotte’s engineering program. He tells us that he is most excited to not only be a role model for his generation but also to experience life at a new level at only 15.


“Being the youngest in my class, some teachers and some of my peers looked down on me and didn’t believe I was ready yet,” he told us. “I excelled in my classes in order to prove them wrong. Not to mention, at times I would be the only African-American in the class.”

Congratulations, young king! We wish you much success!!


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