Darren was born in Nigeria but was raised for most of his life in St. Albert, Alberta. He is currently pursing his PhD studies at the University of Alberta in the Faculty of Electrical & Computer Engineering.
Darren also completed his undergraduate degree in Engineering Physics at the University of Alberta, where he participated in the engineering co-op program and worked two years with Stantec as a digital solutions software developer.
During his undergraduate degree he participated in one of his university’s Christian fellowships, Power to Change, as an administrator. Darren can often be seen reading fiction novels or playing video and board games.