Chidi-Ogbolu is one of many Nigerians making us proud. A graduate at 18, she has
made history as the youngest person to graduate from Howard University,
Washington, DC USA.
California, Davis in September 2017, Nkechi – one of the youngest PhD scholars
in the world, is poised to kick off a new adventure.
her recent visit to Nigeria, Nkechi paid a visit to the MTN Headquarters in
Ikoyi and was warmly received by the Corporate Relations Executive, Tobechukwu
Okigbo and staff of MTN who had the privilege of receiving autographed copies of
At 18, the fun loving teenager who contemplated dropping out of
college at one point, has already accomplished what many adults will struggle to
achieve in their lifetime.
This go-getter took the SATs and TOEFL at age
13 and received 5 scholarships offering admission to 5 different colleges in the
United States. She chose Howard University.
She’s the author of the book,
Tales of an Uber Minor in College, which highlights the importance of finding
and seizing opportunities, and the important roles friendship, mentoring and
family play in shaping our lives.