Selah Thompson from "Child Genius" is one of the contestants featured in Season 2 of the Lifetime reality competition series. She is nine years old and lives in Kissimmee, Florida. Her mother is NeShea Thompson, Music Teacher, while her father is Steve Thompson, Senior Network Administrator. Her favorite subjects are science and geology.

Selah Thompson is a boisterous, outspoken nine year old with a penchant for humor and a colorful imagination. The first thing you notice about Selah is her infectious laugh and her mischievous smile, however, her smarts are undeniable. Selah has impressive goals in life: she sees herself as a surgeon or a geologist spending her free time studying different minerals, memorizing their hardness levels and composition. With a fascination for all things science and a thirst for experimentation, Selah is anything but your typical nine-year-old girl.

Selah skipped first grade and still reads five years above grade level. She definitely has the smarts to win, but what gives Selah an edge is her fun loving and glowing nature. She won't let the pressure get to her and has an amazing support system in her parents.


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Age: ∼10 years old
Hometown: Kissimmee, FL
Current Residence: Kissimmee, FL

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