Speaking during his CNN interview, Bishop TD Jakes said, “I’m 97% Nigerian … my ancestors were Igbos.” Thomas Dexter Jakes is the globally well known American non-denominational Christian preacher. He is the senior pastor of The Potter’s House, a non-denominational American megachurch. Jakes’s church services and Evangelistic sermons are broadcast on The Potter’s Touch. He is the author of many books and also produces films.
“I’m 97% Nigerian … my ancestors were Igbos,” Bishop TD Jakes tells CNN's @StephanieBusari in an exclusive interview about his African roots and how important it is for African Americans to connect with the continent as he visited Lagos with his daughter Sarah Jakes Roberts. pic.twitter.com/YP8JBA04RQ— CNN Africa (@CNNAfrica) October 23, 2023