Dr. Nigel L. Walker was born February 13, 1980, to David and Jacqueline Walker. He was born and raised in Eufaula, AL, along with seven brothers and sisters. Jacqueline raised all eight children as a single mother in the public housing projects throughout his childhood. He began writing at an early age, and published his first poetry book in 2004. Dr. Walker earned his B.A., M.Ed., and Ed.S. in education at LaGrange College and his Doctorate at Columbus State University.
Dr. Walker has developed a career as an educator/consultant, author, speaker, and performer. He currently serves as a high school assistant principal. He is a member of the Great Black Speakers Bureau and owner of WILL Educational Services, LLC. He is also member of the alternative hip hop recording group, Hypoetically Speaking. He currently resides in LaGrange, GA with his wife, Irene and four daughters, Emily, Claudia, Leah, and Lydia.