The author attended undergraduate school at the University of the District of Columbia, studying social work, and attended graduate school and received a master’s degree in human services from Lincoln University.
He served as director of several social services program in the DC Metropolitan area. He was the founder of a shelter for victims of domestic violence and served as the executive director for twenty years. He has received many awards, certificates, and honors in working with the disadvantaged homeless population, victims of domestic violence, and youth needing help to adjust to social life within their community. He is an ordained minister and has acquired mention from various religion and political leaders.
He grew up in New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, DC. He currently resides in Annandale, Virginia, with his wife of thirty-four years. He has three children and six grandchildren.