I grew up in Accra New Town, a district of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. While attending high school in Ghana, I would sometimes run into American tourists and became fascinated with the culture and promise of opportunity. I developed a desire to pursue a career in America and moved to Georgia to attend Southern Polytechnic State University. Originally, I set out to earn a degree in business administration. However, after several discussions with a close friend in the IT industry, I began to study computer engineering and finished school with a degree in computer science.