By Nduta Waweru

"Nathaniel Kweku is a Ghanaian-American actor and storyteller, someone who firmly believes that media is one of the most powerful tools to shape perceptions and bridge cultural divides. He is the creator of Growing up Immigrant, a comedic series that investigate the narratives about African immigrants in America..."

By Mwabi Kaira

"If your mom doesn’t like your show, it probably means you’re doing something right. Such is the case with Nathanel Kweku’s ‘Growing Up Immigrant,’ a comedic 6 episode web series..."

By Jordan Simon

"With the third season of Insecure to premiere on HBO this August, and word that the premium cable network is adapting Brown Girls..."


Growing Up Immigrant is a comedic web series created by actor and filmmaker, Nathaniel Kweku that seeks to rectify the Trump-era narratives about immigrants. Nicholas Ajayi is a first-generation Ghanaian-American millennial (played by Nathaniel Kweku) who has just moved in with Aunty Mama (played by Akuyoe Graham) and things haven’t been the same ever since. Through Nicholas’ eyes, we experience how complexities with his identity affect his career choices, family life, and of course, his romantic...