HRU Assaan is a cultural educator, empowerment lecturer, and initiated priest in the Yoruba tradition.
He's owned and operated an African centered Rite of Passage organization since 2003 and has served as a professional developer for public schools, universities, and social institutions throughout the east coast training school administrators, social workers, and educators on the finer points of curriculum development and responsible cultural inclusion.
HRU currently facilitates workshops centered on community building, Rites of Passage, African-centered curriculum implementation, and child rearing. HRU also, currently, serves as a spiritual advisor and natural healer. HRU has also released a music project entitled "Mother's Rising Suns" under the name "YUYA" which are available on Amazon MP3 downloads.