Samuel Momodu is native of Nashville, Tennessee where he was born and raised. Momodu received his Associate of Arts Degree in History from Nashville State Community College in December 2014 and Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from Tennessee State University in May 2016. He recently received his Master of Arts Degree from Southern New Hampshire University in May 2019. Momodu’s main interest areas in history are African and African American History. His passion for learning more about black history has made him continue to contribute in writing history for Blackpast.org for the last couple of years where he wrote hundreds of entries for the website. His passion for history has also helped him to continue his education as he currently attends Liberty University working on his Ph.D. in history online hoping to be a university professor or historian in the future.