My name is Mohamed T. D. I was born in a small diamond mining town called Barma in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone, West Africa. My parents had 4 children, two boys and two girls. I am 3rd. I had my elementary and secondary education in Sierra Leone. My bachelor’s degree from Ethiopian Naval College in Massawa, Ethiopia. I have a Master of Science degree in Maritime Education Nautical from World Maritime University in Malmo, Sweden. I have a Master Certificate of International Navigation from Royal Naval School of Maritime Operations, HMS Mercury, United Kingdom. I hold several post graduate certifications from Naval Institutions in the USA, India, Nigeria, and United Kingdom. I am currently pursuing my Ph.D. in Adult Education Leadership at Walden University. My father was both a diamond miner and dealer. He had several employees working for him in his mines. There are sixteen different tribes in Sierra Leone, which means sixteen different tribal languages. I speak seven of those languages and English which is the official language and French. I served in the Republic of Sierra Leone Navy. I commanded several vessels and participated in West African Monitoring peace keeping operations (ECOMOG) in Liberia from 1990-1992. I served six years as Sierra Leone Ambassador to four different countries in West Africa: Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, and Cape Verde Islands for six years. I came with my family to the United States in 1998 and settled in Fort Worth and worked with HealthCare Services Groups for 10 years. I am an Author to a book, “Diplomatic Journey Through A Rugged Road.” I have been married 36 years and have three children, two boys and 1 girl ages 36, 34, and 24. Our eldest, Ibrahim is a teacher and football coach at Cleburne High School. Mohamed Jr. is an Actor and lives in Los Angeles and our daughter Mansa is in the Medical field studying to become a nurse.
WE ARE PROUD TO HAVE MOHAMED A PART OF OUR ARDEN PLACE FAMILY!