Nahashon was born pre-term on 16 December 2008 with a birth weight of 1.8 kgs at Thika District Hospital and abandoned immediately afterward. He was brought to Happy Life Children's Home on 11 February 2009. He had upper respiratory infections due to low immunity and was on medication and immune boosters for a period of several months. Following this treatment, he recovered well. He was taken for adoption on 15 April 2010 by a Kenyan family who has a 2-year-old daughter.