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13-year-old girl from Fontana already accepted to medical school

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(VIA ABC NEWS) At just 13 years old, Alena Analeigh Wicker has already been accepted to medical school after graduating high school last year.

“After I was accepted, it was the most amazing moment,” Alena said Thursday on “Good Morning America.” “Just knowing that I’ve reached the goal of getting into medical school at this age was amazing for me.”

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She plans on attending the Heersink School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Her goal, she said, is to simply help communities and hopes to become a viral immunologist.

She’s currently enrolled in two undergraduate programs at Arizona State University and Oakwood University and hopes to start medical school in 2024.

“Don’t let anybody tell you no, because there’s a lot of people who told me no,” she said.

 

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