DK Nengereye was born in a small village in Burundi. His family was extremely poor and his health was poor at birth to the degree that his parents began to make preparations for their newborn to die. But he survived against the odds. He studied towards priesthood but later changed his mind and became a medical doctor in Moscow. Today, DK Nengereye lives with his family in the United Kingdom, where he has a career as a doctor and hopes to bring a change in the village he was born in by inspiring others.