Elon Musk’s mom shares TUKS letter to her son

Elon Musk’s mom shares TUKS letter to her son

She revealed that the Tesla CEO had to be retested because examiners had never seen such a high score before. 

Elon Musk and Maye Musk
Elon Musk with his mother Maye Instagram

Elon Musk is a South African-born American entrepreneur and businessman who founded X.com in 1999 (which later became PayPal), SpaceX in 2002, and Tesla Motors in 2003.

Musk has received recognition and praise for his contributions to business and technology. 

However, where did it start? Musk attended the University of Pretoria for five months.

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During his time at TUKS, he completed an aptitude test - which he aced, and his mother, Maye Musk, shared the proof on Twitter: “I found your computer aptitude test from when you were 17. If I remember correctly, they had to retest you because they had never seen such a high score. No wonder you are such a brilliant engineer. #ProudMom.”

Test results show that Elon Musk received an A+ in both Operating and Programming.

The 1989 letter reads: "I have requested ISM (SA) to conduct aptitude tests on Elon Musk regarding computer programming etc. The results were outstanding."

Maye Musk often shares throwback pictures of her son on social media. 

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