Kwamena is a graduate of University of California, Berkeley with a BA in Social Welfare. He was born in Ghana West Africa and moved to the US in 2008. Oakland, CA has been home for him for the last 9 years. Kwamena has vast experience in youth development and advising throughout his college and professional journey. Prior to Genesys Works, he worked at Juma Ventures in Oakland as a Career Coach supporting youth in career planning and job readiness training to make them successful in the workforce. Kwamena is extremely dedicated and passionate about increasing the number of minority students that attend and graduate from college.