Elijah Odigie got an early Christmas present when he received a letter from actor Will Smith who has starred in Hollywood blockbusters such as Independence Day, Men in Black and Bad Boys.
Elijah, who attends St Nicholas’ Monastery NS, wrote the letter as part of a school project where pupils had to write a letter to their idols.
The school project was suggested by teacher Andre O’Connell and most of the pupils wrote their letters to famous celebrities.
The eleven year old was the only member of his class to receive a reply
The sixth class pupil was