Sampson Davis grew up in the city of Newark, New Jersey. He is a New York Times bestselling author and board-certified emergency care physician. His books include The Pact, We Beat the Street, and The Bond. He is the youngest physician to win the Scroll of Merit, the highest distinction bestowed by the National Medical Association. He has received Essence and BET humanitarian awards, as well as being named one of Essence's 40 Most Inspiring Black Americans. He is the co-founder of the Three Doctors Foundation and a physician in New Jersey.