Many have always assumed that Churchill comedian MCA Tricky was a street boy, but an interview with his mentor has proven otherwise.
Although he was on the street for a short while he was not a chokora as many people assume.
Speaking in an interview with his mentor Churchill, MCA Tricky said that a scholarship cut short is what made him come to Nairobi.
‘I was a bright student and after primary school I was given a scholarship but sadly along the way the owner of the school terminated the scholarship.
I then decided to go to Nairobi and I would hang around Uhuru Park.
I used to go there during the day and a hawker would give me something to eat and in return I would help him out.
I also met some people and we would perform skits in primary schools.
Our ‘director had given us a place to sleep.’
One day I met someone I used to study with in primary and he lent me Ksh 200, I then went home and when they saw me they were very shocked.
I never told my family that I had no scholarship anymore.’
Tricky joined his dad and together they searched for a new school.
‘I went back to school and expressed myself and they gave me a second chance, I am very eloquent usinione hivi hivi.’ He sarcastically
On graduating as an aeronautical engineer, MCA said,
‘I am very happy that I am living my dream.’