Harold Ekeh moved to the United States with his family from Nigeria when he was 8.
Ekeh scored a 2270 out of 2400 on his SATs and told NBC News that he only expected to maybe get into Stony Brook University, a school near his family's home in Elmont, Long Island.
Only he ended up getting accepted to all 13 schools he applied for — eight of which were, you know, Ivy League schools, no biggie.
Now, Ekeh — who plans to study medicine — has found himself in the kind of amazing predicament of having until May 1 to decide which school he wants to attend.
In a weird turn of events, however, Ekeh is actually the second high-schooler to successfully get accepted to all eight Ivy League schools.
Last year, a fellow Long Islander Kwasi Enin born to Ghanaian immigrants who came to New York in the '80s had his pick of top-tier schools and ended up going to Yale.
Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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