At 14 years old, Zaila Avant-garde is:
- The 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion.
- The first African-American Scripps Champion.
- The first ever Louisiana Scripps Champion.
- She holds THREE Guinness world records dribbling multiple basketballs simultaneously.
- She hopes to attend Harvard; one day play for the WNBA; and, after her basketball career, she intends to work for NASA.
Watch out World!