Joshua Agboola Biography

Joshua Agboola is a 13-year old Programmer, Future Skills Activist, Tech Coach, Keynote Speaker on technology topics and the youngest AWS developer associate in the world. He is techpreneur and the founder of Joshfortech, a young enterprise that provides knowledge and skill empowerment services, as well as web solutions to businesses and individuals.

Joshua started coding at the very young age of six and at age 9, he built a fully functional website for his school from scratch. He hopes that coding is incorporated into the teaching syllabus is secondary schools.

He loves maths but his love for IT is inspiring, that he has decided to change the world through it. He is proficient in the use of scratch, HTML file CSS, JS for web development. He also writes Java script and makes use of PHP for database

Joshua Agboola's IT journey started at age 6, when his father enrolled him to Genius Academy. The curriculum at the Genius Academy was for age 12,13 that made Joshua too young for the Academy. But his Dad been optimistic about his little boy's career, asked that they create a curriculum for him and to the amazement of everyone, Joshua did not just perform well, but he surpassed their expectations.

At age 7 he was enrolled into the CCHub to learn scratch coding.

Joshua Agboola's Parents especially, his father who is an Engineer gave full support of his career; invested into books, videos, etc all to encourage his young Josh. His Mother on the other hand, tells him what he needs to do and prepare him for his speeches. And in 2019 Joshua Agboola became the youngest speaker at the ICTEL EXPO of the Lagos Chambers of Commerce.

For Joshua, coding has taught him patience and persistence and that has helped him in his studies because he is not afraid to take challenges.

With his knowledge of Coding and Programming Agboola has built a number of games, applications for his school, health care app and some websites.

Some years back, he lost his Aunty to breast cancer due to poor diagonsis. As a result of that, he created the Bridge Doctor App. On the App you can search for an aliment and then it gives you home made remedies for the disease.

With this success recorded, Agboola didn’t bid good bye to his sciences thought within the four walls of school. After a long search for school that will fit into Agboola demands. His dad finally found one, that understands Aboola demands. He attends school twice a week and goes for his coding and enterprenuer classes three times a week.

Agboola also desired to see young kids like him do well in coding so he set up a YouTube channel called JoshforTech, where he takes his time to explain coding and programming in a way that a 5 year old can understand.

Joshua Agboola is the youngest programmer in Nigeria. His continuously fresh ideas earns him the name “FroshJosh” by his friends.

Apart from being a creator, Joshua also has a YouTube channel where he teaches people how to code in a simplified way.

The Nigerian tech whiz-kid, Joshua Agboola, has become an Amazon Web Services developer associate at the age of 13. 

Agboola announced the good news in a LinkedIn post, saying he has become the youngest AWS developer associate in the world. 

The kid, Joshua Agboola, shared the good news on LinkedIn after bagging the highly sought-after AWS certification. 

He said he had earlier bagged the Solutions Architect Associate certification before deciding to go higher in his tech dreams.

This remarkable accomplishment by Joshua Agboola is a product of dedication and hard work, as he faced a gruelling two-hour examination, testing his skills and knowledge in deploying, troubleshooting, and developing on the highly acclaimed AWS cloud platform. His determination and passion for technology led him to surpass expectations and achieve this prestigious certification at such a tender age. According to Joshua:

“I was initially preparing for the Solutions Architect Associate certification which is the next certification most people take in their AWS cloud journey, but had a change of mind for a tougher developer associate certification due to encouragement from an older friend programmer…The light bulb went up in my head, and I began studying the next day.”

Joshua’s story is a true inspiration to aspiring programmers and technology enthusiasts worldwide. With his determination, passion, and drive to learn, he showcases the boundless potential of young minds, proving that age is no barrier to achieving greatness in the ever-evolving tech industry. 

As he continues on his journey, Joshua’s achievements will undoubtedly serve as a source of motivation for generations to come.

Joshua is passionate about advocacy for the early teaching of tech skills to young people.

Here is a video of him speaking at Speaker Convention 2019 at Eko Hotel & Suites