Adhara Pérez Sánchez, a 10-year-old girl from Mexico, is ready to explore outer space and even colonize Mars.
Adhara has reportedly had a perfect 162 score on an IQ test, two points higher than those of Einstein and Hawking. She is quite ambitious and aspires to become an astronaut and colonize Mars, reported NBC San Diego.
The little girl has had a very remarkable journey. She learned to read, solve 100-piece puzzles, and, believe it or not, studied algebra since age three. She’s currently studying to obtain two degrees at different universities in her homeland, including systems engineering at Universidad CNCI and industrial engineering focused on mathematics at UNITEC.
Despite her impressive intelligence, Adhara’s life has not been as easy as it seems. Adhara struggles with socialization due to her Asperger’s syndrome diagnosis at age 3. The symptoms of this condition made her struggle with bullying for several years during school, with many of her classmates calling her “weirdo.”
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Adhara’s mother, Nallely Sánchez, said that teachers would often tell her that her daughter slept through classes and was uninterested in the material. However, the mother said that it was out of character for her daughter to do that as she would often spend time studying the periodic table and other advanced material at home.
After Adhara became depressed and refused to go to school, her mother decided to seek assistance and pursue an education plan appropriate for her daughter.
However, the family was not prepared to learn that Adhara was a genius. While the average person has an IQ between 85 and 115, Adhara scored 162. Thus, they finally found a place where Adhara could learn and develop her unique abilities. She graduated from elementary school at age 5, middle school at age 6, and high school at age 8.
Besides her studies in three degrees, she also represented one of her universities, Universidad CNCI, for a presentation about black holes during an event held at Tijuana’s Institute of Art and Culture.
Adhara now wants to study at the University of Arizona, a university recognized by NASA due to its space exploration program. The good news is that the University’s president, Robert C. Robbins, has already invited the little girl to study on the premises. Hence, she surely has several other wonderful things waiting for her in the near future.
The little girl does not only dedicate her life to her studies. She is also very active on social media, where she often shares content related to autism spectrum disorders and tries to connect with children with the same condition as her, trying to inspire them to pursue their dreams, no matter how distant they may look at the moment.
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