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A native Washingtonian who fell in love with reading in the third grade after reading The Hobbit, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe and Lord of The Rings.


A former amateur boxer and manager of two professional boxers. 


A graduate of Gonzaga College High School Washington, D.C. and graduated from Mount Saint Mary's University (Emmitsburg, MD) Cum Laude with a double major in Business & Finance and Accounting. 


I earned a master's degree in African American Studies from Howard University in Washington, D.C. and a master's degree in liberal arts from St. John's College in Annapolis, MD. 


I am the former CEO and Co-Founder of Karibu Books, the largest and most successful black owned Indie book store chain in the country. 


I am the best selling author of Never Stop: A Memoir, Motivational Speaker, Husband, Father, Philosopher, Boxing Manager/Trainer.


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