Sam was born and raised in Entebbe, Uganda and graduated from Makerere University Kampala with a Bachelor’s of Economics and a Masters of Economic Planning and Policy. For the past 8 years Sam has worked as Quality Assurance Leader and Project Administrator with Research Study for Kaposis’ Sarcoma Cancer with the University of California in San Francisco.
At Makerere University Sam played into the Basketball Hall of Fame and later coached both the men’s and women’s teams. Sam played semi-professional basketball with the Uganda Falcons, served as coach, and is now the team’s Technical Director.
Since 2008 Sam has worked as Courts for Kids’ Africa Representative leading teams of volunteers to help build courts all over the continent. Sam lives in Uganda with his wife Barbara Atuhuura and son Liam Kimara Seth.