Born in Coventry, England, raised in the capital London by a Jamaican single mother from the Windrush generation. Patrick’s mother Maxine did all she could for her son and daughter Pauline which included going without at times to ensure her children were happy. On his father’s side he is one of nine children, 5 girls and 4 boys.

Personal Trainer, athletics coach, public figure, martial artist, author and now co-founder of pHKind, a health and wellness brand that empowers individuals to take ownership of their health. Patrick, father of four with four grandchildren, has been motivating people and uplifting his community long before he became a national hero.

Fit at fifty is his mantra. Striving to help those who need to improve their physical well-being and find mental tranquility. He uses daily exercise and martial arts as a motivational tool.  Frequently travelling to Thailand to endure challenging Muay Thai training camps where he honed his Thai boxing skills and still does till this day. He accredits a lot of his mental fortitude to those times training in his beloved Thailand and owes a lot to his various Kru’s (Instructors).

Patrick’s earliest martial arts memories came from watching Chinese kung fu movies and mimicking the fight scenes with his friends. He then started in the art of Tae Kwon do at the age of 12.  His latest martial arts love affair is with Brazilian jiu jitsu, he is currently a blue belt.

On 13th June 2020, Patrick and his friends were compelled to travel to the Black Lives Matter demonstrations in central London to protect women and children from the far right counter demonstrators and football hooligans. What happened next changed Patrick’s life forever and shocked the world!

An image of Patrick carrying a far right counter protestor on his shoulder saving him from serious harm went viral. His actions also helped save the BLM protest from being hijacked by negative press. The incident also changed the narrative!

Luckily, Patrick's heroic play among chaos was captured on camera and in a matter of hours the likes of CNN, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Sun, ITV news, BBC news, Channel 4 news and Channel 5 started calling.

He has since featured inside magazines such as GQ and Vogue, as well as the front cover of Men’s Health magazine.  GQ also nominated him a GQ hero and awarded him with their ‘Men of the year - Humanitarian award’. The image of Patrick was also voted the most inspirational moment of 2020 by the American public and he was awarded a CNN heroes award. He was the only brit amongst the 10 nominee’s.
Patrick has also received numerous community awards from churches and charities and his most recent award was October 2022 where he received the community spirit award at the first annual London Chamber of Commerce Black Excellence Awards.

Patrick is a proud ambassador for a number of charities where impacting the lives of young people is at the forefront of what they do. Social enterprises such as The Hope Collective, Rio Ferdinand Foundation and The Black Students Support Fund at the Open University.

Patrick is now a published author and motivational speaker sharing his lived experience of working in the corporate world for almost 25yrs.  He believe’s we must educate ourselves and others about the root causes of systemic inequalities, including how systems of power and privilege operate and how they perpetuate discrimination, inequality and a lack of equity for people of colour.

Patrick is seen as a beacon of hope and an advocate for change, diversity and unity the world over.