NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – She’s just 6 years old. She was born with a basketball in her hands.
She even sleeps with a basketball every night. That’s after she brushes her teeth.
She’s got 65 million hits from her internet videos. What she does in the videos is dribble a basketball.
Her name is Jaliyah Manuel. She goes to Belle Chasse Primary School, near New Orleans.
WGNO News with a Twist features guy Wild Bill Wood gets a lesson on the court from Jaliyah.
Jaliyah’s dad has had her on the basketball court since she was 1. That’s why she’s a star.
But it all leaves her mom wondering if her little girl is actually from another planet.