2. Ahmed Mohomad, 15

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Last year, this boy genius made news when school authorities assumed the home-made clock he had created was actually a bomb.2

The outrageous accusation sparked a national conversation about racial profiling in schools.

Ahmed stayed strong throughout the process, and eventually got accepted into a prestigious school in Qatar.

Amandla Stenberg, 17
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