"Egypt" lost his mother, father and family in just one week. Imagine being too sad to cry. At the age of twelve, his father told him: "I do not want you boy", and then proceeded to cancel child support a day after his mother died.
"Egypt" lived with his older sister, Chastity, who made a living as a beautician by day and at night a stripper. Living in cars, selling drugs, fighting, stealing clothes and being arrested on multiple occasions became his life.
Yet, despite all these hardships, "Egypt” received his first degree while being on the "Dean's list", graduated with Phi Theta Kappa Honors, was the 147lbs Florida State boxing champion, is an award winning actor, President of the National AIDS Awareness Poets Inc, Creator of the AIDS Olympics and has two degrees.
Egypt took his anger and channeled it into a passion to improve others: much like his sister Chastity helped him.
In less than three years, "Egypt" has appeared on Apollo twice, BET’ 106 & Park, MTV, UPN, NBC, TEDxPSUT, National Public Radio, SEVENTEEN Magazine, HIV PLUS magazine, POZ magazine, New York Daily News, Madison's Who's Who of business executives and professionals in addition to a BET special, “Pos or Not?” all for his dynamic work educating people about HIV, Black history, sex, love and politics. Egypt has even shared stages with Magic Johnson, Anthony Hamilton, Sheryl Lee Ralph, and Sister Souljah.
He does this through God, motivational speaking, comedy, acting and poetry. From Johannesburg (South Africa), Amman Jordan, Doha Qatar (Middle East) to several parts of the Caribbean, his talent is enjoyed worldwide. He adopted the name "Egypt" because he plans to influence the world as the great African empire has influenced the earth. Ladies and gentlemen,” Egypt" also known as "Devin T. "Robinson X.
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