Kofi Nahaje Sarkodi-MensahD.O.B: 14 August, 1981
Birthplace: Ghana, West Africa
Trained By: Killer Kowalski, Mike Hollow, Chaotic Wrestling, OVW
Kofi Sarkodie-Mensah was born near to Kumasi in the Ashanti region of Ghana. He moved to the United States with his family in 1984 when he was 3 years old, growing up in Winchester, Massachusetts.
He attended Boston College, and upon graduating he began to work in an office before deciding to pursue a career in professional wrestling.