Graduated from Howard University in Washington, D.C. with a degree in microbiology and minors in both chemistry and psychology. He also studied genetic engineering in grad school.
Was a research assistant at the National Cancer Institute at the world famous NIH - National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland
Started a small comic book company called DarkStorm Studios in 2003.
Is a huge comic book fan (a "Marvel zombie" to be exact) and has a personal collection of almost 10,000 issues.
Worked as a bouncer in various Washington, D.C. night clubs to support himself through grad school.
Has a brother, Steve.
Has written for both Marvel Comics and DC Comics.
Mentioned in the Ebony Power 150 list as one of the Most Influential Blacks in America for creating the Underworld series of movies. Can be seen in the May 2009 issue of Ebony Magazine.
Wrote the Underworld: Rise of the Lycans comic books for IDW.
An avid football fan, his favorite team is the Minnesota Vikings.
Favorite superheroes are the Hulk, the Fantastic Four and the Mighty Thor.