Adetunji Adesesan was born In Oyo state, Nigeria in the year 1968. He grew up in the city of Ibadan, Nigeria. He had a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Special Education, Audiology and Speech Pathology from the prestigious university of Ibadan. After his masters degree he proceeded to University of Ilorin for his PhD in counseling education. In the year 2001, he got a scholarship to come to the US for internship as part of his PhD. He has been in the academics in the US for over 15 years. He started Nigeriaconnects in 2018. Prior to that he has been involved in series of book drives for schools in Nigeria. He is also a pastor.