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about teddy

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digitized as the #digitaltheologian, teddy's scholarship and praxis can be found at the intersections of entertainment, faith & spirituality, digital media, art, fashion, and culture. currently, teddy serves as a curator of religion at the smithsonian national museum of african-american history and culture (nmaahc) in washington, d.c. he earned his b.a. from hampton university, m.div. from princeton seminary, and ph.d. from fordham university.


in 2018, teddy created a web based talk-show series entitled, "gOD-talk: a black millennials and faith conversation series," which explores the dynamic ways Black millennials are engaging with faith in the 21st century. the program continues to garner critical acclaim having received nine Telly Awards (2019 and 2020) and three Audience Honor awards (2020 and 2021) Shorty Awards.


teddy is a sought-after public speaker, teacher, facilitator, and proclaimer. when he is not creating, he can be found spending time with his soulmate briana, admiring and collecting Black art, and tending to his beloved plant children...   

on the move


teddy recently appeared in an article for

The Root. the article entitled, "we traveled the south to rediscover our roots" centered on he and his partners recent month long travel through the south and midwest to explore their roots.      

check out the article

teddy recently executive produced and hosted a new episode of the web-based talk show series, gOD-Talk. This episode entitled, "gOD-Talk 2.0: digital #Blackfaith," centered around Black faith and spirituality in the digital age. 

check out the episode

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