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Brilliant Lady bags bachelor’s degree at 16, masters at 22, set to earn PhD at 25 from US university

A brilliant young lady named Destiny Jelks earned her bachelor’s degree at the age of 19, bagged her master’s degree at 22, and is now on track to obtain her Ph.D. by the age of 25 at Louisiana State  University, United States.

Destiny Jelks bagged her first degree, an associate of arts degree in Liberal Arts at Vincennes University, United States before she proceeded to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Spelman College.

Not relenting with her academic achievements, Destiny enrolled at the Louisiana State University for her master’s degree. She graduated from the university with a master of science degree in Child and Family Studies.

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She shared her achievement of earning three degrees in less than 10 years on her Twitter. Destiny said she was able to bag the degrees as she graduated high school early through a dual enrollment program which made her earn both her associate’s degree and high school diploma at the same time.

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She also shared on her Instagram handle that earning her master’s degree at a young age is proof of God’s plan to prosper in her life. Destiny bagged her master’s degree in child and family studies at Louisiana State University.

”Today I am blessed to announce that the plan is prospering. 2 years and 80 thesis pages later I have earned my Master of Science in Child and Family Studies,” she said.

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She mentioned that she will be continuing her education with research on Intergenerational Trauma in Black families as 1 of 6 students accepted into the Ph.D. in Social Work Program of the Louisiana State University.


Destiny stated that she has a genuine love and passion for learning. She said she plans to become a professor after she earns her doctorate degree.

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