Evans Amo-Darkwah affectionately known as Lord Rayden was born to Mr Francis Kofi Amo and Mrs Veronica Amo on the 24th October 1986 in Tamale. His parents later moved to Kumasi where he had his formative years together with is 5 other siblings.

Lord Rayden had his primary education in 2 Brigade Basic school in the year 2002 where he passed out with flying colours. He was admitted into Kumasi National Vocational Training Institute after which he furthered his education in Obuasi in the Amanse Municipality opting to study Information Technology.

He was enlisted into the Ghana Armed Forces in 2008 and was posted to Base workshop after successfully completing his military training. .

Due to his diligence and hard work he was selected as one of the officers who traveled to keep peace with the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon(UNIFIL) GHANBATT 72. He was happily married to his beloved wife Mavis Akua-wusuah. Lord Rayden met his untimely death while on barracks patrol duty on 28th May 2016.