Minato was the Fourth Hokage of Konohagakure, and he was definitely one of the strongest ones around. He was famously known as the Yellow Flash of the Leaf.
He is the father of the current and the Seventh Hokage of Konohagakure, Naruto Uzumaki. Minato was assigned as a student of Jiraiya by Hiruzen Sarutobi. Thanks to Jiraiya, he turned out to be an excellent Shinobi, and it was he who brought the best out of him.
Minato was an excellent Shinobi, and one who was feared by all the Shinobi Nations. Because of Jiraiya, Minato also learned Sage Mode, but he wasn’t adept at using it. He could also summon the frogs from Mount Myoboku.
One of the biggest traits of Minato Namikaze was his strength and speed. Minato was exceptionally fast, and was definitely one of the fastest of his time.