· Teacher, writer, performance poet and activist
· Teacher of English in Edmonton high schools
· Earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction from the University of Alberta in 1991
· Earned a Bachelor of Education degree in 1995
· Producer and host of the award winning community radio program, “The Terrordome: The Afrika All-World News Service”
· Winner of the 1991-92 University of Alberta Prize for Writing on American Fiction
· Took part in poetry performances in African Canadian communities across the country
· Born and raised in Edmonton.