The 10-year-old Math Whiz | Miguel Secillano

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“Everyone is a genius at least once in their life. The real geniuses simply have their bright ideas closer together” – Georg Christoph Lichtenberg.

Miguel Secillano, the 10-year-old kid, has caught people worldwide because of intelligence and math skills. He can solve very complex math problems at such a young age. He explains the solution to any problem like he has years of experience with mathematics. Children are generally busy playing video games and doing school homework, but Miguel is busy achieving fame and success. 

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Miguel, the little Math whiz

How Miguel’s Parents Came To Know About His Exceptional Skills?

Miguel was born on December 5, 2009. He has lived in Ocala with his family since 2014. He is a student of Dr. N.H. Jones Elementary School at Ocala. At the young age of two, Miguel used to stack and count his Play-Doh. His parents, Imee and Philip, noted it. His father, Philip, introduced him to mathematics, starting with addition, and Miguel wanted more.

Miguel’s love for Maths

By the age of 4, he was solving complex math problems. Philip says, “I didn’t know what to give him next, so we bought a math curriculum and just let him do it.” Miguel’s confidence and skills with numbers proliferated. He spends a lot of time practicing his math. Miguel also likes working with a coding language computer program.

Achievements and Fame of The Child Prodigy | Miguel Secillano

When Miguel turned 7, his parents wanted him to explore his talents. So, they submitted his three videos to the NBC television show Little Big Shots, to appreciate his abilities. He was chosen to appear on Little Big Shots. Miguel was not a little bit nervous about exhibiting his math skills in front of an audience. He says, “It was fantastic! I got to meet new friends who were equally talented. It was really an unforgettable experience.”

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Miguel Secillano on Little Big Shots

The child prodigy Miguel also appeared in an episode of ABC game show Child Support. He has amazed millions of people worldwide with his exceptional math skills at such a young age. Miguel wants to be an aerospace engineer who builds rockets and satellites that go up into space. 

Winner of Global Child Prodigy Awards 2020

The Global Child Prodigy Awards is here to recognize talents from various countries and backgrounds, having extreme competency in their field of interest such as painting, modeling, writing, entrepreneurship, martial art, music, social work, etc. 

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Miguel Secillano receiving the GCP Award from Mr. Kailash Satyarthi Ji

Miguel Secillano received the Global Child Prodigy award in January 2020 for his intelligence and incredible math skills. His name was listed under the top 100 prodigies of the year. Miguel and his parents were pleased about this achievement of Miguel. If you know someone close to you who deserves to be on the top 100 Child Prodigies list, make sure to click here.

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