"Discovering my African roots was - hands down - the most transformative event in my life and African Ancestry was like a passionate, capable tour guide during the journey. Their guidance and expertise enhanced my experience every step of the way."
Sheryl Lee Ralph
Actress, Author, Activist
"Since I was a kid, I said that this is my purpose in my life - to entertain, to have an effect on people's lives with my work. And to now know that there's direct lineage to the artists of Africa, my life and work has been validated, so thank you!"
Anthony Anderson
Actor, Comedian
"[The knowledge that African Ancestry provided] has given me a sense of community and satisfied a lifelong curiosity. The knowledge has given me a better understanding of the person I've become."
Blair Underwood
Actor
"What we need now is for people to get deeply involved in one particular country or region or culture, and [using African Ancestry's services] certainly is one way that anybody can decide that this is where I want to work."
The Honorable Andrew Young
Statesman Businessman and Humanitarian
"I am moved more than I ever thought I would be. We are empowered by details and this small fact is a significant detail in my life and brings with it such inner dignity. I am forever linked to my beginnings and I have always felt something very special about being in Africa when I visit the continent."
John Hope Bryant
Activist, Author, Founder of Operation HOPE
"My husband and I were both incredibly excited and proud to find out more about our family roots. For anyone who is interested in their family genealogy and curious to know more about what part of Africa their ancestry is from, then I would say this is a great tool for tracing your family history."
B. Smith
Lifestyle Expert and Host of the nationally syndicated show, B. Smith with Style
"I was motivated to take the test because I wanted to know I have a starting point from [the American side]. We have a long lineage from Memphis and Alabama so I knew that, but I didn't know the [African] side. It's cool to have a starting point to bring them together."
India.Arie
Singer and Songwriter