New Delhi: Mohammad Faisal, known as ‘memory boy’ who won Guinness World record four times for India in the category of “Most Countries identified from Capital Cities in One Minute” is all set to break another record in December this year.
Faisal, son of Haji Hafeezullah, a farmer in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh, won his first Guinness World record of having the fastest memory in 2011.Faisal won the fourth time on March 30 last year.But the road to attain this success was not that easy for Faisal.
Belonging from a lower-middle class family, he was not able to take part in the memory workshop in his early days of school. But it was when he got adamant to attend the classes, his mother lent him Rs. 1, 500 from the neighbours for his admission.It was due to Faisal’s hard work and dedication that he broke the record four times.
After completing his graduation in engineering from Jamia Millia Islamia, Faisal is now working as a Memory Trainer, Speed Maths Trainer and Vocabulary Trainer and organizes camps all across India.