Wafarninyi Theman was born on the 8th November 1970 in Hong, a remote rural area of Adamawa State Nigeria. He was brought up in a Missionary family, whose parents were involved in social works, establishment of Clinics and Maternity from village to village for over three decades. Had primary and secondary education in Hong and a University Graduate of Pharmacy from Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria. He has attended several seminars, conferences and workshops. He holds a Leadership Diploma Certificate of The Word of Faith Bible Institute, a Masters Degree in Religious Studies from University of Jos, Nigeria. He is also a student of Masters of Public Health at Walden University, USA and Master of Business Administration (MBA - Business Excellence) Middlesex University Dubai.
Married to Sarah, Wafarninyi is blessed with four lovely kids - Isaac, Esther, Hannah and Sophia.
He practiced his pharmacy profession in Pharmaceutical Companies, government hospitals and as a Private Pharmaceutical Consultant and Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Sapphire Pharma-Consults Ltd. He is a Founding Partner at CTS Associates Ltd (a Professional Coaching, Training and Speaking company); President Mentors International Conferences and Seminars in Nigeria and Dubai United Arab Emirates. He was a Congressman at the Adamawa State House of Assembly, Nigeria. Wafarninyi is the Founder and Chairman of Sapphire Health and Education Foundation, a Non-Profit organization called to serve the neediest people on earth, relieving their suffering and promoting their wellbeing through health and education interventions. He is A Founding Partner and Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker with The John Maxwell Team.