King Oyo of the Toro Kingdom of Uganda in
The King has only been to the U.S once before, but he decided to come back to visit some friends he met several years ago in
Gloria Young-Blood of
On one of those trips, they had the opportunity to meet King Oyo and Queen Mother Best.
That was in 2004...and they've been friends ever since.
During the King's 17 day visit, he'll speak to city leaders, businessmen, and churches.
Mayor Perry will also honor the king tomorrow at at city hall.
And here's interesting fact about the King...at the age of three-and-a-half, he earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest reigning monarch when his father died, giving him the throne.