April 17, 2018

Changing the Narrative

You may have seen those commercials on television about how $1 a day can go to feed the starving children in Africa. It makes my country of origin, Kenya, seem as though it is full of nothing but poverty-stricken, ignorant people, just struggling to survive. Nothing could be farther from the truth. I want to change the narrative — to give you a much truer picture of my home country. When I came to America, […]

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February 6, 2018

Our Love Story – Part 1

I’ve always wanted to own my own business. Before Ceiphers Clothing, I had started up another clothing brand in Flagstaff, Arizona. I ultimately sold my shares to my partner because we had different visions for the company. In hindsight, I realize that my previous business was nothing in comparison to what we had created with Ceiphers Clothing. One afternoon in 2015, Rachel and I were driving back to Phoenix from a trip to visit relatives. […]

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January 30, 2018

My Diamond in the Rough

So often you hear about relationships that started as love at first sight. It didn’t happen that way for us, but I think how we eventually fell in love gives us an even stronger connection. We met in 2012 in college at Northern Arizona University. It was Homecoming Day and I had just walked in the door at a friend’s party. I saw Rachel and thought she was so beautiful. I just had to meet […]

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January 23, 2018

Our Why

Every business has a beginning and the “why” is the most important part of any business. Why do you do what you do? Why do you sacrifice rest and a social life in order to grow a business? There are two “whys” in my story. It wasn’t until my grandmother’s passing that I truly realized the positive impact she had on her family and her community. She was a big part of my childhood and […]

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