Saturday, May 11, 2013

Video THNKR: "Sierra Leone's 15-Yr-Old Kelvin Doe Wows M.I.T. Visiting Practitioner's Program + Video of Kelvin Doe at TEDx Teen

THNKR Video 15 Year Old Kelvin Doe Wows M.I.T.
and THNKR Video of Kelvin Doe at TEDx Teen 

A 15 year old engineering whiz living in Sierra Leone, who scours the trash bins for spare parts, which he uses to build batteries, generators and transmitters. Completely self-taught, Kelvin has created his own radio station where he broadcasts news and plays music under the moniker, DJ Focus. Kelvin became the youngest person in history to be invited to the "Visiting Practitioner's Program" at MIT. Kelvin embarks on a life-changing journey, exploring incredible opportunities, contending with homesickness, and mapping out his future. In the TEDx Teens VideoTHNKR films Kelvin as he returns to the United States to deliver a riveting talk at TedxTeen and grapples with the impact of new found YouTube superstardom.