Anand Krishnan Namboodiri Graphic Designer at GCPA | Three Years of Experience in Graphic & Product/Industrial Design Feel free to contact me at  

Meet Collin Tjin the 12-year-old basketball prodigy with extraordinary skills

1 min read

“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.” – Derek Jeter.

Collin Tjin is a 12-year old basketball player from California, whose skills, work ethic, incredible footwork, and fast-hands will leave you mesmerized and inspired. He is full of passion and has promising determination and talent to achieve his goals. The extraordinary thing about this prodigy is his zeal to achieve success and lead by example. At the young age of 12, he has reached unparalleled heights of fame and is an inspiration for many.

The Path To Success| Collin Tjin

Collin started playing basketball from a very early age. He liked playing the game and enjoyed learning drills with his dad. He is a real basketball prodigy and has won many accolades for his game. Some of his best achievements include winning MVP of his Social Elite Camp, at a young age of 4 years and serving the position of point guard in his first All-Star Game.

Collin Tjin the 12-year-old basketball prodigy

For eight out of ten times, he won team MVP on winter team. On the spring team, he won team MVP for a whopping seven out of eight times. Collin has a YouTube channel where he keeps on putting videos of his training sessions, workout videos, videos on dribbling and his special moves, and self-growth videos.

All his videos are watched and admired by a multitude of his fans. The videos also contain a clip of his on-court appearances with Harlem Globetrotters. Thus, at an early age, he has become a young YouTube sensation. His YouTube channel is an excellent source of inspiration for any person who wants to either make a name in basketball or improve his game.

Collin Tjin
The little YouTube sensation|Collin Tjin

The videos also include his training sessions with his trainer, Clifton Baker, and thus are a perfect-watch for any basketball enthusiast. He keeps on learning new skills and undergoes rigorous training for improving his game.

Global Child Prodigy Awardee 

The Global Child Prodigy is the only organization of its kind in the world that recognizes and promotes talents from various countries and backgrounds. The list of GCP awards includes children having extreme competency in their field of interest, such as painting, modeling, writing, entrepreneurship, martial art, music, social work, etc.

Winner of Global Child Prodigy Award 2020

Collin Tjin received the Global Child Prodigy award in January 2020 for his outstanding basketball skills. His name made an appearance in the list of the top 100 prodigies of the year.

Proud Moments and Future Plans

Collin believes that the coolest moments so far in his basketball career were when he won MVP of his Social Elite Camp. He also made it to his first All-Star team. He shares a powerful bond with his father, and his parents are proud of him. His plans include playing basketball and making it to the NBA. He aims to serve the position of point guard for the clippers.

If you know someone close to you who deserves to be in the next Top 100 child prodigies list, make sure to click here.

Also Read: The 12-Year-Old Boy Is Founder Of ‘Heart For Wildlife’ – Kedar Narayan

Anand Krishnan Namboodiri Graphic Designer at GCPA | Three Years of Experience in Graphic & Product/Industrial Design Feel free to contact me at