- Twelve year (8 years as a professional) practitioner of Capoeira Angola.
- Former Collegiate (France, Canada and Caribbean) and semi-professional soccer player (Canada)
- Demonstrated and taught Capoeira Angola for adults and children throughout the world, including the Philippines, Canada, Trinidad and Tobago, Mexico, Haiti and Kuwait.
- Translator and researcher specialising in Culture, Migration and Diaspora Studies, Sport and Society.
- Ph.D. in International Relations (UWI, St. Augustine, 2009).
Monitoring and Evaluation of Sport and Development projects; Facilitator and Development Consultant- Capoeira for Youth Development; Researcher- Global Football and Socio-Economic Development for the African Diaspora