Indeed. He was engaged with an ability search program (CTY) at Johns Hopkins. One of my youngsters likewise took part in CTY for a considerable length of time. So I know about the screening. As I review they were restricting members to those at the 99.5th percentile.
Certainly, a huge number are in the main 1% of cerebrums. Mark Zuckerberg and Sergey Brin were each distinguished during immaturity by the Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University, and they went to a late spring program there, and that implies they are in the top percentile of scholarly capacity. Charge Gates is in the best 1%, as was Steve Jobs. Some high-profile nontechies are too: Stefani Germanotta, a.k.a. Woman Gaga, was signed up for a similar program as Zuckerberg and Brin.