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Richard Honablue currently resides in Detroit, Michigan. After growing up in the deep south raised by two prominent physicians. Richard was a student-athlete from high school through college undergraduate and graduated with honors at the top 10% of his class. He majored in Biology pre-med, ran college track and field as well as amateur and professional kickboxing and boxing. His endeavors in the arts started during childhood and ranged from writing to drawing, painting and music composition. As a child growing up in Hampton/Newport News Virginia, Richard while focused on the prize, had to navigate through prejudice and even gang violence before he reached adulthood. Also while in college gang violence and lifestyle followed him there as well. At the age of 23 God found Richard and gradually began shaping his life to God's liking. At that time Richard chose to focus on God and getting his education. In 1999 Richard attended medical school in Cambridge, England and earned an MD. It was also in England where he met his wife and had his first born son out of a total of 3 boys. After living in England than South Africa he moved back to the states with his family. While in Georgia he worked whatever job he could to provide for his family. Although his occupation goal was to do medical research, those opportunities were few and far between in Georgia so he worked whatever was available including several years of being a roofer and carpet cleaning.
In Georgia Richard faced immense racial discrimination and tired of it, he and his family moved to Detroit Michigan. Here he has endeavored in stem-cell and neurological research at Wayne State University, also where he earned his MS in Medical Research. In Detroit he is also an entrepreneur, teacher, construction worker,factory worker, urban farmer and recently come back to endeavoring in art, music, writing and inventions.