Naimbai Njerakey was born on April 12, 1993 in N'Djamena, Chad. A member of the N'gambay ethnicity, he grew up in his homeland. Naimbai's father became a diplomat and his family relocated to Silver Spring, Maryland, in 2008. He attended Walsh University on an athletic scholarship where he obtained a degree in International Relations and Government and Foreign Affairs. Naimbai is presently attending Marietta Bible College with a burden to become a missionary.