SMOOOKIN’, OH MY! That’s the catchprase of veteran journalist Jeff Koinange. As a media personality, Jeff Koinange is well-known in Kenya and abroad. His voice alone is instantly recognizable, and has even inspired others to want to be like him. However, how well do you really know him? Here are some facts about Jeff Koinange that you probably didn’t know.
Jeff Koinange was born on 7 January, 1966. His mother is 82 years old now, while his father died while he was young.
Jeff Koinange is the grandson of Senior Chief Koinange wa Mbiyu, who was a prominent Kikuyu chief that supported the Mau Mau and played a key role in Kenya's independence struggle. Koinange street in the Nairobi CBD is named after him.