Jaxon Cota from "Child Genius" is one of the contestants featured in the Lifetime reality competition series. He is ten years old and lives in McKinney, Texas. His mother is Lori Cota, Realtor and Design Consultant, while his father is Matthew Cota, custom home builder.

Jaxon Cota tested into the 99.9 percentile with an estimated average IQ of 144+. From that test score, Jaxon has scored above eleventh grade in all seven, subject areas. His highest areas are math, science, spelling and history. Early on with Jaxon, others wanted to diagnose him with sensory integration disorder, but his parents did not feel this was appropriate for him. Rather, he is very intelligent. Jaxon believes to have a photographic memory, which leads him to believe he is superhuman.

Jaxon is has the ability to hyperfocus, and has a really keen sense of eyesight. He envisions himself doing really well and possibly ending up on the winner's podium.

Jaxon is interested in rocks, and his favorite subject is math.


Where does he live? Find out here.

Age: ∼12 years old
Hometown: McKinney, TX
Current Residence: McKinney, TX

'Child Genius: Battle of the Brightest' Season 2: Meet the Contestants — Premiering January 7, the sophomore season of the Lifetime reality competition series tests the nation's brightest young minds on their knowledge in categories such as math, spelling, geography, and current events. Read more...
'Child Genius' Tests Best Young American Minds — In cooperation with MENSA and based on the popular UK series, the new Lifetime reality competition follows America's most gifted kids as they face off in the inaugural annual national intelligence showdown. Read more...

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