JOSHUA BECKFORD was born in the U. K in 2005
Having heard about JOSHUA BECKFORD and his planned visit in Africa to raise funds for charity, mentoring session along the Father And Son Together (FAST) initiative event in Nigeria in August 2019. I was compelled to know more about this young promising genus called JOSHUA BECKFORD.
JOSHUA BECKFORD in Nigeria
“This is Joshua,who became the youngest to study in Oxford University at age 6 and graduated age 14 from the department of History and Philosophy. He will be in Lagos for the fundraising of his school building project in Kaduna. He is regarded one of the world’s smartest persons”
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Biography of JOSHUA BECKFORD
Joshua was born in the U. K in 2005 from a humble parent Knox Daniel. He was taught at home from the age of 10 months, he is not from a very wealthy home, but had a good background where his Dad brought him up very well, discovering his unique abilities and gave him the needed support.
At a very tender age, JOSHUA BECKFORD started to read fluently using phonics at 2 years 6 months old, mastered speaking Japanese at 2 and a half yrs then started to learn Chinese Mandarin. In fact, when he was 10 months old while sitting in front of his dad’s computer, he could memorize and understand letters on a keyboard.
At 3 he was able to correctly name most cars on the road and what country they were made in. He developed an uncanny fascination with the Human body and finished reading advanced books on Human Anatomy including Genes and DNA. Joshua now has a reading age of an adult and can explain quite complex concepts such as gravity and infinity. He mastered naming all the internal organs of the body and can explain how the 12 systems all work together to keep us alive including the parts of the brain and which parts of the body they control.
Joshua could also design and delivers Power-Point presentations on Human Anatomy at Community fund-raising events to adult audiences He has given live radio interviews on Omega FM radio and Galaxy Radio on the Internet. When he was 6 years old, he completed a master class in Philosophy and Historical Enquiry a research project on the Great Plague of 1665 at Oxford University. He was awarded a distinction in both subjects.
Joshua Beckford Education
In 2011, his father Knox Daniel wanted to challenge his son, so he wrote to the university to see if he could participate in a philosophy course for bright children between the age of eight and thirteen, even though he was just 6-years old then, his father enrolled him to challenge his bright, young mind.
Beckford, who was two years younger than usual applicants, then became the youngest student ever accepted at Oxford University at 6 years. He took courses in philosophy and history through their online program for gifted children where he got distinctions in all of his classes and was recognized with a certificate.
Joshua Beckford Achievements
The Youngest Person To Ever Attend Oxford University at age six In 2011.
Joshua has been appointed Boys Mentoring Advocacy Network (BMAN) Low Income Families Education (L.I.F.E) Support Ambassador for Nigeria, Uganda, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya and the United Kingdom [UK]. BMAN Low Income Families Education (LIFE) Support was established to create educational opportunities for children from low-income families so that they have hope of positively contributing to a thriving society.
Recently Joshua was presented with a PYTHON (Positive Youth Thriving Award) in Parliament by Haringey MP David Lammy for being an inspiration to young people and a global role model.
He has an award from Birmingham University when he won a national letter-writing competition. He presently has an amazing typing speed of 112 words a minute with 100% accuracy. He also taught himself to play chess.
Among his long list of accomplishments, he participated in the TEDx International Conference in Vienna and presented a poem he wrote himself titled “Saving Mother Earth,” advocating for saving the environment, he won the Positive Role model award for his age at the National Diversity Awards in 2017, and he was recognized as one of the top 30 remarkable people in the world with autism.