Dr. Paul Njenga Waithaka was born in Elburgon in Nakuru County in Kenya. He went to Mianzini Primary school (1985-1992) and later proceeded to Michinda secondary school (1993-1996). In the year 1999 he was enrolled for a diploma in Agricultural Education and Extension in Egerton University (1999-2004). He later proceeded to obtaining his bachelor’s degree (BOTA/ZOOL/CHEM) in the same University (2005-2007). In the year 2011, he joined Kenyatta University for his MSc. majoring in microbiology which he successfully completed in July 2004. Currently, He is a PhD (Microbiology) student in the final year in the University of Nairobi, Kenya. He has worked as a teacher in several schools including Michinda secondary school, Blessed valley education centre and St. Joseph's secondary schools. In addition, Paul is a renowned lecturer in several Universities in Kenya where he lectures General microbiology, Microbial physiology, mycology, virology, and pathogenic microbiology.
Dr. Paul Njenga Waithaka Research interest includes General microbiology, Microbial physiology, mycology, virology, and pathogenic microbiology.