Kelvin Doe (born 26 October 1996 in Freetown), also known as DJ Focus,
is a Sierra Leonean engineer. He is known for teaching himself
engineering at the age of 13 and building his own radio station in the
country, where he plays music and broadcasts news under the name “DJ
in which Doe built a generator from scrap metals. He would constantly
use discarded pieces of scrap to build transmitters, generators, and
batteries, as well.
As a result of his accomplishment, he
received an invitation to the United States and subsequently became the
youngest person to participate in the “Visiting Practitioner’s Program”
their corporate YouTube channel. When the video went viral, the story
was picked up by CNN, NBC, The Huffington Post.
Doe subsequently was a speaker at TEDxTeen and lectured to undergraduate engineering students at Harvard College. In May 2013, Doe signed a $100,000 solar project pact with Canadian High Speed Service Provider Sierra WiFi.
Today, young Kevin Doe is one of the most respected among other young African inventors.
including former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and Ghanaian
President, Nana Akufo-Addo. He has also been able to speak to young
people in Africa on different platforms.