African Ancestry helps people of African descent recover their history, reconnect with their ancestors and create a lasting legacy for future generations.

More Than A Test Kit

Knowing where you're from is a critical component of knowing who you are. Find those missing pieces of your identity with this
transformative and powerful experience.

  • You or a member of your family takes a simple cheek swab and sends it back to us.

  • We extract your DNA and compare it against the world's largest database of African lineages.

  • We then determine your present-day country and ethnic group (tribe) of origin in Africa.

Safe, Easy, And Painless.

We extract your DNA and compare it against the world’s largest database of African DNA.

It's A Feeling That Can't Be
Explained

  • Chadwick Boseman On Taking The "Right Test"

  • Erykah Badu Discovers Her Cameroonian Roots

  • Q-Tip Connects With Jola Ekonting Musicians

  • The Sister Circle Reconnects With Their Ancestors

I'm from Chicago and Cameroon
Knowledge
Is Power

Discover the missing part of YOUR story.