I was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. I had a bachelor's and a masters degree in chemical Engineering from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso and University of Lagos, both in Nigeria. After which i worked as a research engineer with National Agency for science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), an agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria where i was involved in various projects such as cleanup strategies for the Oil Polluted Region Of Niger Delta, Nigeria. This birth a desire to obtain and expand my knowledge on environmental processes. I am currently in the Environmental Engineering graduate program and a research assistant with the reible research group where my focus is on fate and transport of Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and poly aromatic hydrocarbon (PAHs) compounds in the environment.