Potential for disillusionment: high. In fact, make that very high:
He thinks he has a plan:
I will be attending UCR next year after I transfer from the community college I am currently attending. I plan on graduating and having my bachelor’s degree by the age of 23. If I work on the courses counted towards my computer science degree and study other programming languages online through sites like W3Schools.com. What will I be capable of? Could I make an app and become rich before or at the time I turn 30?
Wait until he finds out that “rich,” in programmerspeak, means “not living on cat food.”