I am a 9 year old 4th grader from San Angelo, TX and I love language arts and entertaining people. I can read write 3 languages (ENGLISH, TELUGU & HINDI) fluently. My parents say that I have started reading when I was one & half years old and I have been participating in the Spelling Bees since I was two years old. I became a member of AMERICAN MENSA at the age of 3 and DAVIDSON YOUNG SCHOLAR at the age of 5 years.
I already competed TWICE in the SCRIPPS NATIONAL SPELLING BEE. I am also the YOUNGEST BOY EVER to participate in the HISTORY of the Scripps National Spelling Bee at the age of 6. I have received wide “International Media attention” and addressed the “Press Conference” during the 2016 Bee.
I have also been the “NEWS REPORTER” for the “BEE TV” (Official Scripps National Spelling Bee TV) and “KID CORRESPONDENT” for “GOOD MORNING AMERICA” of ABC at the 2016 Bee. I interviewed Dr. Jacques Bailly as the "ESPN REPORTER" at the 2018 Bee.
I have been featured in the NBC Super Hit TV Show "LITTLE BIG SHOTS" for two seasons (2016 & 2017) and also in the LITTLE BIG SHOTS - UK 2017. I have appeared as a guest on several TV Shows: "Steve Harvey Show”, “Jimmy Kimmel Live”, “Harry Show”, "Fox & Friends" and “The Preachers”.
I also did the Commercials for the Amazon Kindle and ESPN. I have been featured in the BBC & HBO Documentaries and in the Award winning Documentary Film “BREAKING THE BEE”.
In 2017, Telugu Association of North America (TANA) honored me with the “SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD”. North American Telugu Society (NATS) bestowed me with an honorary title “DHAARANA VAAMANA”.