At birth Prophet Yahweh was named Ramon Watkins. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee and briefly attended Tuskegee Institute on a basketball scholarship then later accepted a football scholarship at Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Carbondale, Illinois. It was at SIU that Prophet Yahweh joined the ministry. Prophet Yahweh's first radio ministry was conducted at radio station WYZE in Atlanta in 1978. In 1981, he started his first cable TV show at Viacom. In 1996, he began airing a UFO cable TV show in Los Angeles.
After Prophet had a dream, in 1999, instructing him to move to Las Vegas, he left Los Angeles and relocated there. It was on August 1, 1999 that Prophet Yahweh began his cable TV show in Las Vegas called: "Prophet Yahweh - Ufologist." In addition to his charitable works, he claims to have discovered the lost, ancient art of summoning UFOs and spaceships on demand.