Fourteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed received international media attention this year after he was arrested in Irving, Texas, for bringing a clock he built at home to school.
The young teenager subsequently received invitations from politicians and leaders in business and tech who reached out to Mohamed to offer support. Among those supporters are Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and President Obama.
“Shark Tank” investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban claimed on Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time” that he heard Ahmed Mohamed’s sister giving him answers during their phone conversation. Mohamed is the 14-year-old student who was arrested last week for bringing what his teacher thought was a bomb but was actually a homemade clock. Cuban said of his interaction with Mohamed: