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Meet Esther Okade, the 10-year-old maths prodigy

Published 9:00 AM ET, Mon March 9, 2015
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Esther Okade has always had a flair for math -- and now she's enrolled at college. Courtesy Efe Okade
The Okade family (Clockwise from top left): Paul, Efe, Esther and Isaiah. Courtesy Efe Okade
The maths-whizz loves her college education. She says: "It's so interesting. It has the type of maths I love. It's real maths -- theories, complex numbers, all that type of stuff."
Meanwhile, 42-year-old father Paul is currently working to build a school, Shakespeare's Academy, back home in Nigeria's Delta Region to offer children an new opportunity to learn. Courtesy Efe Okade