Chenfa is passionate about youth empowerment through sports in Nigeria, his home country, and has created several programs with partners like Exxon Mobil, the National Basketball Association and Shell to support young Nigerians through life skills development. Chenfa is an accredited FIBA Manager (International Basketball Federation) and has a Basketball General Manager certification from Sports Management Worldwide (SMWW) in the United States.
Chenfa possesses extensive private and not for profit local and international experience in field operations and project management across Africa. He has provided HQ and direct field support to projects in 20 African countries including Nigeria, Tanzania and South Africa. Chenfa has supported projects funded by various donors including USAID, the Global Fund and private companies such as Exxon Mobil. Most recently, he served as Senior Director of Program Operations at Africare, a DC based international development organization that works exclusively in Africa. Chenfa holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Management from the University of Jos, Nigeria.