Theoretical physicist Marcelo Gleiser argues that intelligent life is extremely rare in the universe:
Until it becomes intelligent, life is happy just replicating. With intelligence, it will be unhappy just replicating. This, in a nutshell, is the essence of the human condition.News, “A purpose must underlie the universe if intelligent beings exist” at Mind Matters News (May 7, 2022)
Takehome: His reasons would suggest that human intelligence cannot simply be a product of evolution, whether he realizes that or not.