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Contestant Bio

Age: 11
Hometown: McDonough, Georgia

Nile is an 11-year-old from McDonough, Georgia. Nile is a genius when it comes to U.S. history and reads over 1,000 books a year. He's also the MVP of his basketball team and hopes to one day play for the NBA and become CEO of a tech company.  

Age: 10
Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina

Reagan is a 10-year-old from Charlotte, North Carolina. Reagan has a passion for engineering and has already built robots, towers and rovers. She loves to go dumpster diving to find most of the parts needed for her creations. Her team placed second in the world in the Future Problem Solvers competition. One day she hopes to build the first Space Elevator, which will take you directly to the moon.

Age: 10
Hometown: Arlington Heights, Illinois

Akshansh is a 10-year-old from Arlington Heights, Illinois. Akshansh is a true science genius and is already taking college courses at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory with students twice his age. Because he's under 18, his father also had to enroll in the class. At first, the other students thought his dad was the student and were shocked to see Akshansh asking all of the questions. In the future, Akshansh hopes to be a quantum physicist. When he's not studying, Akshansh loves to participate in tae kwon do and earned a red-black belt in only two years. 

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