Supreme Understanding is an educator known for over a dozen bestselling titles on self-development and social change. He’s your favorite rapper’s favorite author.

Some of his more popular titles include How to Hustle and Win, The Hood Health Handbook, The Science of Self, and Black God. His books have been read and shared by hundreds of famous figures, from Issa Rae and Macy Gray to Lil Boosie and Gucci Mane.

What’s his backstory? He’s the child of Bengali immigrants, and grew up in Jersey City in the early 80s, where he became a Five Percenter at 15. Then he left for Atlanta at 16, where he went to Morehouse and became a school teacher at 20. He also started teaching young people in the streets. What did he teach? Knowledge of Self. Despite endless challenges, he earned a doctorate in education at 26.
Are you struggling to find your purpose in life? Because you aren’t sure how to heal from your childhood trauma that has contributed to a depression? Has this inability to fight the battles within lead you to an addiction to life patterns that no longer serve the person you know you are meant to be? Are you ready to break the cycle and discover the truth to who you truly are?

The world is crazy! Who gets it? Where do we go from here? 

Dr. Supreme Understanding has the tools to discover the solutions and they all begin with becoming the change we want to see in the world. Learn how by subscribing to a free digital copy of  his groundbreaking self-empowerment book, “How to Hustle and Win”, and other resources such as his weekly email digests to guide you along your journey!


how to hustle and win parts One and two

How to Hustle and Win, Part One: A Survival Guide for the Ghetto is the social studies text of the future, explaining the world and its realities to readers who may not even like reading books! This book teaches us how to see through the lies we are told and begin creating a new reality for ourselves.
How to Hustle and Win, Part Two: Rap, Race, and Revolution is the second book to read after Part One, naturally. This book goes beyond personal awareness and development, exploring how readers can change their “hood” and then the world. This book introduces new ways of living and thinking, like the path of the Five Percent.

Knowledge of Self: A Collection of Wisdom on the Science of Everything in Life

Knowledge of Self is an anthology of wisdom from the Five Percent. It explores a wide array of issues like religion, poverty, justice, identity, race, gender, knowledge of self, the science of everything in life, and even what happens after we die! If you’re looking for an introduction to the science of yourself, this is it. This book includes contribution from Five Percenters from around the world and across every sphere of life, including celebrities like Wu Tang Clan’s Cappadonna and Popa Wu, as well as Brand Nubian’s Lord Jamar, who provides the foreword for this text.

The Science of Self: Man, God, and the Mathematical Language of Nature

The Science of Self, Volume One, is a science book that explores the cosmology introduced in Knowledge of Self..This book goes deeper into the science of “Original People” and their origins, covering the formation of the physical universe, the origins of the planets, the history of man, the science of melanin, metaphysics, and the mathematical language of nature. If you’re looking for a deeper understanding of the universe and its workings, this book will introduce you to real science from a fresh perspective.

The Hood Health Handbook Volume 1 and Volume 2

The Hood Health Handbook series, is your next step, after regaining your mind and a sense of yourself from the previous books. As you reclaim yourself, you’ll want to begin living healthier. Volume One teaches how to change our diets to prevent and combat disease, without having to suffer or spend too much money. As the title suggests, this book is a near-encyclopedia of natural health information, written for people who normally don’t want to read about natural health! Renowned health expert and ancestor Dick Gregory provides the foreword for this important guide! Volume Two covers mental health, emotional health, raising healthy children, and keeping a healthy home. Another must have for those looking to change their lives and that of their families!

Black God: An Introduction to the World’s Religions and Their Black Gods

Black God is another amazing history book connected to The Science of Self series. It provides an introduction to the world’s many religions and the reason why they often revere, either in public or in secret – a Black god. Or many of them! This book explores the historical personalities behind these figures of divinity, and reveals that most of these Gods were once simply great Black men who did great things and have been revered since then! Naturally, this leads us to the question of what will you do now, to be remembered similarly?

Black People Invented Everything: The Deep History Of Indigenous Creativity

Within the past 200 years, Black Americans have drawn on a timeless well of inner genius to innovate and engineer the design of the world we live in today. But what of all the Black history before then? With wit and wisdom this book digs deeper than the whitewashed history we learn in school books and explores how our African ancestors established the foundation of modern society!


Pain Is Real, and Yet It Is Perception Too

  “37 year old widower. Gruff and fatigued. Running on E. 9 year old princess. Long curly hair and innocent eyes. Crying endless tears. Face twisted in grief. Sobbing so hard she could barely breathe. Missing someone no one can replace. Someone who is everything to her. How does he…

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Hope In Healing Parental Wounds

Peace family,   In honor of Father’s Day I’d like to give those of you who are experiencing parental wounds some hope in healing them. Why? Because I remember when somebody I love once asked me, “What makes your heart dance?” and I felt something change within me. The reason…

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What It Means To Be “Supreme”

Thank you for taking the time to invest in yourself through my books and online content. I always strive to provide resources for the people in relatable ways that inspire them to achieve their own Supreme Understanding.

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Veteran Educator Speaks the Truth on Public School System

Peace, I just wanted to share my experience with the public school system and why I quit teaching after 14 years of dedicated, decorated service. My name is Supreme Understanding or Dr. Sujan Dass in the world of education, Google me bitches. I’m just kidding, I’m a regular person, but…

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Heavy Game: A #SchoolOfIndigenousLearning

y now you might have heard that we’re opening a School of Indigenous Learning in Atlanta, y’all probably wondering what that means. That means we gonna being outdoors, hiking, camping, learning how to grow food.

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Heavy Game pt2

I don’t want no vultures around me. I want somebody I admire, respect, and understand. Why you wanna be with somebody that won’t even respect you? You wanna be somebody mistress, somebody side? As a dude you can do the same, and be the same, I’m too good for that.…

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