Tutu is familiar to people around the globe for his quest for social justice. He was born Desmond Mpilo Tutu in Klerksdorp
and educated in Ventersdorp, Krugersdorp, and Johannesburg. As an adult he enrolled at St. Peter's Theological College, was
ordained as a deacon in 1960, and became a priest in 1961. In 1962 he moved to London, where he completed his master's degrees
in theology in 1966. He returned to South Africa in 1975 to take up the post of Anglican dean of Johannesburg.