Alfred Mepukori, who grew up right next to the Naimina Enkiyio Forest is now a budding scientist. He is currently studying Wildlife and Tourism Management at Maasai Mara University. He is serving as a volunteer and intern with rural-based nongovernmental organizations in Kenya. Most recently he joined ElephantVoices in their study of elephants in the Naimina Enkiyio Forest. Alfred lives in Nanyoor Pookin, Kenya, with his family.