Kamal Kiran Raju Yerra

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Kamal Kiran Raju Yerra
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Born (2005-08-31) August 31, 2005 (age 16)
Secundarabad, India
NationalityIndian-American
CitizenshipIndia/United States of America
Education
  • BS in Business
  • MS
  • MBA
Alma mater
  • Excelsior College
  • University of the Cumberlands
  • Bosco University
Occupation
  • Educationist
  • Developer
EmployerNthEye LLC
Known forKnown for earning a double Masters degree at the age of 15 making him the only person in the United States to earn two Masters degrees at that age
Parents
  • Ravi Yerra (father)
  • Durgi Yerra (mother)
Relatives
  • Shashi Yerra (brother)
  • Nidhi Yerra (sister)

Kamal Kiran Raju Yerra is an Indian-American teen prodigy from Fort Mill, South Carolina.[1] At the age of 15, He is known for earning a double Masters degree at the age of 15 making him the only person in the United States to earn two Masters degrees at that age.[2]

Early life

Kamal Yerra was born on August 31, 2005, to Ravi Yerra and Durgi Yerra in Secundarabad, India and his family origins are from Bellampalli, Telangana India. The family relocated to the United States in the San Francisco Bay Area then to Atlanta followed by Charlotte Area and finally settling in Fort Mill, South Carolina.[3]

Education

Kamal Yerra earned his Bachelor's of Science (BS) in Business at the age of 13 from Excelsior College in New York graduated on June 21 2019. Prior to his Bachelor's, he applied for High School online and completed his High School education in a few months from Penn Foster High School.[4]

A year later at the age of 14, Kamal completed his Masters of Science (MS) in Information System from the University of the Cumberlands, graduated on August 27th 2020.[5] He earned a second Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the Don Bosco University in India at the age of 15, graduated on 5th October 2020[6] His brother Shashi Yerra is also a teen prodigy. He earned his Bachelor's of Science (BS) in Business at the age of 15 in 2019 from Excelsior College as well. Since then, he has been working on his Masters degree.[7] Kamal Yerra is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Information Systems Security at the University of the Cumberlands which will make him one of the youngest people to do so.[8]

Career

Both Kamal Yerra and Shashi Yerra are currently working together with NthEye LLC to develop a product for online proctoring software and solutions which will assist universities to conduct examinations online in a secure manner.[9] Kamal is currently working on a book titled Think Differently- The Way I did It. The book is about assisting readers on how to manage their study time and apply to universities based on their budget.[10]

Personal life

Kamal lives in Fort Mill, South Carolina. He has two siblings; a brother, Shashi Yerra, and a sister Nidhi Yerra who was born in California in 2013.[11] Nidhi is also a well known Telangana folk dancer[12]

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References

  1. James, Theoden. "Just 15 and 16, brothers earn college degrees quickly, cheaply — and in unusual fashion". The Charlotte Observer. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  2. Mendis, Tanya. "Meet the Fort Mill 15-year-old about to get his MBA". WCNC-TV. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  3. James, Theoden. "Just 15 and 16, brothers earn college degrees quickly, cheaply — and in unusual fashion". The Charlotte Observer. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  4. "Indian American Teen Prodigy Kamal Yerra Graduates from New York College at 13". India West. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  5. Bollinger, Christy. "Teen finishes second master's degree, one at Univ. of the Cumberlands". WTVQ-DT. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  6. Bollinger, Christy. "Teen finishes second master's degree, one at Univ. of the Cumberlands". WTVQ-DT. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  7. "Indian American Child Prodigy Completes Graduation at Age 13 from New York's Excelsior College". NRI News Today. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  8. "Teen prodigy earns master's degree from Cumberlands". University of the Cumberlands. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  9. "Teen prodigy earns master's degree from Cumberlands". News Break. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  10. "Teen prodigy earns master's degree from Cumberlands". University of the Cumberlands. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  11. "All in the family". Excelsior. Retrieved 22 October 2020.
  12. "Gajulu Thechina Mamayyo Video Song HD | Folk Special Songs". Disco Recording Company - Telangana Folks. 19 October 2019. Retrieved 27 October 2020 – via YouTube.

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