I was Born in Kisii in 1974, grew up on Kericho and went to Kipketer Primary School. I later joined Starehe Boys' Centre and School fo my 'O' Levels. I studied Education at Moi University and hold a Master of Arts degree (Swahili Studies) from the University of Nairobi. I am currently working as a news editor for Kenya Broadcasting Corporation. I am married to Lilian Mokeira Arama, my childhood friend and we have been blessed with a baby boy, Ernest Matundura Griffin (Jnr).