Romanieo Jr. is a Global Science Ambassador. Because of his advanced studies of particle physics and organic chemistry, in 2016 He was named an Ambassador to CERN (The European Organization for Nuclear Research) Geneva, Switzerland and was given exclusive access to the Particle Detectors on the LHC Ring in both Switzerland and France. After a Washington Post profile and appearances on major Primetime Television shows, Romanieo Jr. has captured the attention of over 12 Million households with his enthusiasm and passion for science and the arts.
8 Year Old Global Science Ambassador, Romanieo Jr. Fun Facts
01. Right before his 2nd birthday, ROmanieo Jr. met Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson at his office at the Hayden Planetarium (NYC) and was gifted a toy space shuttle (Enterprise) - they had a "21st Century passing of the baton moment" - you can watch it here: Romanieo Jr. "You'll Make Something Better"
02. Has a 63-integer password to unlock his iPad - the number are the Fibonacci sequence 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8...all the way to 28,657. He will happily demonstrate for Mr. Harvey: World's Longest Password
03. Named an Ambassador to the European Organization for Nuclear Research: Official invitation what here: CERN ATLAS (A Toroidal LHC AppartuS) Ambassador.
04. Loves to play the piano & guitar. And like Classical Jazz, Bluegrass, Rock and Reggae. He's fond of Muse, Max Roach, Franz Liszt and Luciano.
05. UNC Chapel Hill's Chancellor Emeritus said that he has "He's a Mozart..." I've never seen anything like it [Romanieo Jr.]// categorically, never," and "he could be taking courses on this campus [UNC Chapel Hill] right now." Also, given a personal tour of UNC Chapel Hill's major Chemistry Labs by Ph.D. students working on a live experiment Video capturing both here: Romanieo Jr. Read for University
06. Likes to map DC by pitch/frequency using AM radio stations
07. Enjoys identifying the pitches of car horns, birds and insects singing and other industrial sounds driving through city/country streets
08. Received an award/citation from LEGOs for being named an Ambassador to CERN
09. Was featured in a 2-page article in the Washington Post profiling his visit to CERN and his parent's journey homeschooling him: Washington Post Article
10. Was personally asked by the Casting Director for the film A Wrinkle in Time (a major motion picture produced by Walt Disney studios to be released March, 2018) to play the role of the child genius described as "a professor trapped in a 5-year-old's body" Charles Wallace Murry (film adaptation based upon the book A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L'Engle).
11. Has played the worlds largest instrument - a pipe organ in the world famous Luray Caverns, in Virginia. (Will send some pics/video footage, if interested)
Has met and worked with:
12. Jimmy Fallon - was invited on as a special secret guest for the Phone Booth segment for the Tonight Show: The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
13. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson - worked with him during the Phone Booth Segment for the Tonight Show's special episodes filmed at Universal Studios Orlando
14. Jimmel Kimmel - invited on the show (and introduced as a "Global Science Ambassador") as a science expert: 8-Year-Old Science Genius Explains Eclipse
15. Invited to attend classes (2015) at age 6 at Morehouse college - visited Organic Chemistry review session and sat in on a physics class: Electricity & Magnetism. You can watch coverage of him in this short piece featured on tMic News / mic.com: This 7-year-old might be the next Einstein
16. Participated in a lecture at Duke University (along with his parents) titled "What if We Taught North Carolina Elementary Students Organic Chemistry and Particle Physics?" Write-up of talk here: Six-Year-Old Masters 'Language of Science'