He added: “I stand by #RachelDolezal.”
The Sheffield student claims 10 per cent of people were born in the wrong skin – although offers no basis for that statistic.
Another of his posts reads: “A person’s skin colour does not determine their ethnicity.
“I have light skin yet I know in my heart I am black and act accordingly.”
He claims to have been identifying as #WrongSkin on Twitter for at least six months.
The hashtag #WrongSkin became the number two trending topic on Twitter worldwide today.
Many believed the Twitter account was a parody amid reports Godfrey has been outed as a hoaxer before.
In April, the BBC World Service apologised after being duped by him after they recruited him via Twitter to comment on the Star Wars films .