Pe'Tehn is a 5 year-old phenomenal performer with an intelligence that spans beyond her years. She has been reading since she was 18 months old! She is now able to fluently read fifth grade site words and she is only in kindergarten. According to her latest school test scores Pe’Tehn is reading better than 99.9% of other children her age in the nation. While Pe’Tehn’s intelligence is extremely exceptional, it is her performing ability that is awe-inspiring.
Pe’Tehn has been performing on television since the tender age of 3. Her first television appearance was on the Windy City Live Show in Chicago, where she performed a poem called "Hey Black Child,” by Useni Perkins. That show launched her into stardom, and helped to land her next big performance on NBC’s Little Big Shots. Pe’Tehn’s television performances have gone super viral on the internet through social media. A few of the notable celebrities and famous people that have acknowledged Pe’Tehn’s performances on the internet include actor Taye Diggs, music mogul Sean P. Diddy Combs, life coach and author Iyanla Vanzant, and the oldest daughter of the first family Malia Obama.
Most recently Pe’Tehn appeared on NBC’S Steve Harvey Show where she performed a poem written for her by her parents called "Affirmations." That performance received over 4 million views within the first month of being posted on the internet. In response to all of the positive feedback from her last performance, Pe’Tehn is now seeking to get the “Affirmations” poem published. By making the poem "Affirmations" into a children's book, she hopes to share the positive message from the poem with children all over the world.
Pe’Tehn’s performances have inspired children and adults from all around the world. She has received letters from fans from all over America, Africa, Europe, Australia, and Mexico. Pe’Tehn is excited that she can be such an inspiration in the lives of others. She wants to continue perform for people so she can help inspire others to be their best.
Outside of performing, Pe’Tehn also does print, modeling and brand representations.
Pe'Tehn’s hobbies and interests include reading, drawing, watching you-tube, and playing with her one year old baby brother.
Pe'Tehn's video of her performing Hey Black Child went viral. Here she is performing it on Little Big Shots.
Here's Pe'Tehn performing Affirmations on Windy City Live.
At 3 years old, Pe'Tehn was able to read 4th grade sight words.
Pe'Tehn recites Hey Black Child on Windy City Live.
This is how it started. Pe'Tehn performing at a Black History event reciting Hey Black Child.
Every kid needs to learn this poem - STEVE HARVEY TV.