Dyamen Namer is a Northern California Bay Area native. He was born in San Francisco, raised in West Oakland and publicly schooled in Berkeley. Dyamen’s father, his number one supporter, and influencer, Abaz Mwangi fought as a professional boxer and Thai kickboxer, 3rd dan (degree) Tae Kwon Do black belt and committed personal training enthusiast. His father’s example of personal mental fortitude as well and physical strength and endurance is paramount as the major inspiration to the work that Dyamen is involved.
Dyamen has always been physical and actively enjoys being outdoors. He began training in martial arts seriously around the age of 6 at Secreases Tae Kwon Do, he began instructing children’s class at age 9 and earned his first-degree black belt at age 10. Despite being physically active throughout his life, it was after a very bad motorcycle accident in 2017 which led him to began to realize the importance of health, diet, nutrition and physical activity. This accident transformed his passion and his commitment to himself as well as his commitment to his future. Referring back to his sociological studies
Currently, Dyamen is studying for his National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certification and 200-hour Yoga Certification. Dyamen is also a 3 Dan (Degree) in Tae Kwon Do and National Exercise Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) Certified, first aid/ CPR certified, graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Minor in African American Studies.