Graduate, 14, Youngest Ever at Texas Christian University

Carson Huey-You, 14, is pictured in the crowd of graduates as he prepares to receive a bachelor's degree in physics at the Texas Christian University commencement held in Fort Worth, Texas Photo: AP/ Louis DeLuca, The Dallas Morning News
Carson Huey-You, 14, is pictured in the crowd of graduates as he prepares to receive a bachelor's degree in physics at the Texas Christian University commencement held in Fort Worth, Texas

May 15, 2017 06:27 AM

A 14-year-old physics major has become the youngest person ever to graduate from Texas Christian University.

Carson Huey-You was among more than 2,000 students getting degrees Saturday at the Fort Worth school founded in 1873. He started at TCU in 2013 when he was 11. He also has minors in Chinese and math.

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Huey-You tells the Fort Worth Star-Telegram his favorite thing about college has been getting to learn things he never thought about, things he never knew existed and things he might not even think about thinking about.

He also says he's learned how to deal with "some real hard classes" and get over the disappointment of a poor score on a test.

The self-described "normal dude" wants to work on getting graduate degrees in quantum mechanics.

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