I am the middle child of three, born in 1980 in a small village called Ibogun in Nigeria. I had a loving mother and a strict father who raised his children with the toxic mentality that being rich was a sin, and being rich would eventually lead one to hell. My father refused to work because he believed if we had too much money, we would be damned, so my mother and I would cut dry wood to sell in the market to put food on the table. As young as age…