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Meet 12-year-old Dylan who wants to be the smartest person in the universe

Posted at 5:27 PM, Nov 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-30 17:27:26-05

RICHMOND, Va. -- Dylan, 12, hopes one day to be the smartest person in the universe.

He says his spirit animal is a tiger because they are brave, fierce, intelligent, and protective.

Dylan's favorite subjects in school are math and science, but he enjoys them all.

Some of his other favorite things are slushies, ice cream, and Mexican food.

Dylan's favorite movie is Detective Pikachu, and he loves video games especially Minecraft and Roblox.

Dylan plays the piano and sings.

He's tech-savvy and wants his future family to know that he may become a YouTube celebrity.

Dylan wants to be a computer specialist or an astronaut when he grows up.

He'd like to see a volcano in person.

Dylan loves to laugh, and he thrives with praise but sometimes needs support in social situations.

He's protective, so we need to find him a family to be protective of him.

Dylan will do well in a home with two parents or with a single dad.

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