Not really. He is a newbie and way less experienced than me, he knows that he cant surpass me. His words
"Admire your dedication towards work, patience towards fellow workers, behavior under pressure and so much more. This is what qualifies you for a leadership role in my eyes. Stay same always, don't let the bad effect you or your skills. You are more of a friend than just a coworker"
And when I invited him for my housewarming party, he was the only one person who was nice enough to say to say, be safe and take care of yourself.
Sometimes I wonder whether he is genuinely a nice person who is nice to everyone who treats him well or if he is just interested in me so pretends to be nice to me?