Jeff Wambugu was born in Kenya in 1975, in Karura Location, Kiambu District – only a few kilometres from Nairobi. In 1981 he joined Kirangari Primary School and in 1991 was admitted in Kamahuha Secondary school. In 1995 he completed his secondary school education.
After school he did farming, where he learned landscaping. He knew his talents lie in something more creative and started sign writing. Wambugu later met some artists from whom he drew inspirations. His work reflects daily life. Jeff's favorite subjects are street life and market scenes.