Izu Nnaji is a scientist by training, but also an ardent lover of nature and the arts. Born in Uzoagba, Imo State of Nigeria, he was educated at Government Secondary School Owerri and the University of Port Harcourt. He enjoys writing and believes it as one of the most powerful means of communication and expression available to humanity. Aside from writing, he has participated actively in campus pageantry and worked as a model. He has also been very active in both the oil and construction industries in Nigeria. He is married with kids.