Samuel Kaboo Morris

Samuel Kaboo Morris Portrait

It is an amazing on-going phenomenon: Samuel “Kaboo” Morris, a student from Liberia who attended Taylor University in the late 19th century and died of a respiratory illness while attending Taylor, continues to touch lives as one of the most significant individuals to have influenced the institution since its beginnings in 1846.

How do we account for the amazing influence of Samuel Morris? Simply stated, his story is a testament to the power of the Holy Spirit. Because he felt the call to attend Taylor University, he helped save our university from bankruptcy and extinction. Through this testimony, people from all over the world come to tell how Thaddeus Reade’s Samuel Morris and Jorge Masa’s Angel in Ebony changed their lives.

We invite you to learn more about the Angel in Ebony: his story, the people he personally touched and his impact still today.