WATCH: A 13-year-old tends to make history as the youngest graduate of Oklahoma City Neighborhood College

Elijah Muhammad achieved some thing that not a lot of 13-year-olds can boast of: He graduated from college.

A young teenager lately walked across the stage at Oklahoma City Neighborhood College immediately after earning an associate’s degree in personal computer science and cybersecurity.

Elijah told ABC News affiliate KOCO that he also has ten IBM certifications, a single Google IT certification and is a graduate of Oklahoma State University.

“My dad has a homeschool system known as Pro A single Collegiate Academy and it essentially accelerates your studying in the points you are interested in,” Elijah told “Excellent Morning America.” “So, simply because I was interested in cyber safety, it accelerated me in that and I was capable to go to college earlier.”

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Elijah mentioned he would frequently attract focus from other students in his college courses, and some believed he was getting watched by a different adult in the classroom.

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Elijah Muhammad graduated from Oklahoma City Neighborhood College.

“I told them I was basically in this class [at] my age — they have been shocked at initially,” he mentioned. “They believed I was just going to be quiet in class. But when I asked concerns and interacted with the class, they have been additional shocked.”

Elijah’s older sister, Shania Muhammad, told KOCO that her brother is “the smartest individual I know.”

“And regardless of whether you are older or not, it really is like I’ve never ever noticed [anything] like him,” she mentioned.

Shania, who spoke to KOCO about graduating from Langston University at just 15 years old, worked with Elijah and helped inspire him to graduate early.

“I got two associate’s degrees at 14 and type of went via the very same course of action,” Shania mentioned. “So I just kept performing my degree. I completed every little thing in two and a half years. So I was just type of researching and just obtaining exciting, but it turned out fairly astounding.”

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Elijah mentioned the siblings are “competitive,” but added, “When somebody else desires enable, we’re all there to enable every single other.”

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Ilija Muhammed stands at graduation with his peers.

As a lot as he research, Ilija also has time for other activities, such as swimming and basketball. He is also a motivational speaker and hopes to enable other people reach their targets.

“If you want to commit to making four., you can do it,” Elijah told KOCO. “If you want to place your thoughts to winning a state championship, you can do it. You just have to place in the work it requires to get there.”

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