Imanuel has two sisters and four brothers. Neither of his parents work. He had to walk three kilometres each morning to get to his primary school. He was positioned fourth in his primary school examinations at Meserani Juu Primary School on early 2014, and performed particularly well in the national examinations in September 2014. He would like to be a mining engineer one day.
Imanuel started his secondary education at Moita Boys’ Secondary Boarding School in January 2015. In his first school examinations in December 2015 he was placed 4th. in his year group of 133 pupils. He is being sponsored by tutor group 10JG from Acklam Grange School, Middlesbrough.