Answer: Yes, this is a message from the Creator to a person, and then everything depends on the person himself.
Question: Can a student be higher than his teacher in a spiritual aspect?
Answer: Certainly! Would a good teacher envy his student who has outgrown him? He will just be proud of him.
Question: Is this possible? Has it ever happened before?
Answer: Of course!
From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian 3/18/18