Read A Number Theorist Who Solves the Hardest Easy Problems by Erica KlarreichErica Klarreich (Quanta Magazine)
In his rapid ascent to the top of his field, James Maynard has cut a path through simple-sounding questions about prime numbers that have stumped mathematicians for centuries.
A paragraph or two on some of the more technical aspects would have been better than some of the hero-worship and seeming lone-genius narrative that was developed here. Use the particulars about the person to develop some interest in the mathematics and its history.