Jenna Singleton from "Child Genius" is one of the contestants featured in Season 2 of the Lifetime reality competition series. She is eleven years old and lives in San Antonio, Texas. Her mother is Allison Singleton, Business Consultant and Small Business Owner, while her father is Scott Singleton, IT Program Director in Medical Industry. Her interests include reading, genetics and dragons.

Profoundly gifted with an "off-the-charts" IQ score, Jenna Singleton marches to her own drum. She loves astronomy, black holes, how the earth was formed and is very interested in dragons and Minecraft.  

A voracious reader, Jenna appreciates a variety of book subjects but is especially interested in genetics and what it would be like to crossbreed animals. As an 8 year old, unbeknownst to her parents, she decided to mate a Russian Dwarf hamster with a Campbell Russian Dwarf hamster to "see which genes are dominant." Jenna has extremely supportive and patient parents who are members of SENG (Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted).

Jenna is in the Duke TIP Program, has attended the University of Texas Summer Institute for the Gifted, the Texas State Edwards Aquifer Research Summer Camp and is a Mensa member. Jenna is strong willed and self directed, so she will only win if it is HER idea and if she decides she wants to.


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Age: ∼12 years old
Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Current Residence: San Antonio, 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' Contestants Revealed — Premiering Tuesday, January 6, the new Lifetime reality competition cooperates with American Mensa to test the nation's brightest young minds on their knowledge. 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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