Amdane was born in West Africa, Benin, in 1999. By the age of 3, he moved to the U.S. with both his parents and his 5 siblings at the time. First finding himself in Louisiana, moved to Charlottesville, Virginia after hurricane Katrina with his family, in hopes of a fresh start. He has lived here since and has fallen in love with the rich history and community of the Charlottesville area.
In his spare time Amdane loves to clean, read, write and make art. He’s currently living in Charlottesville with his wife.