Akron native and proud resident Kofi Boakye shines his light as an inspiring musician and scholar. At the young age of 15, Boakye excels as a student at the The University of Akron’s early college, which is an academic program that helps students earn, not only their high school diploma, but also an associate’s degree.
Aside from being a full time student, Boakye is a pianist who performs around the world.
Known in the community for his ability to capture audiences with his musical talents, he was recently interviewed by Channel 19’s Romona Robinson and received the White House’s Presidents Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence.
Boakye says he seeks to inspire the youth to take advantage of opportunities and enjoy all the great moments in life.
He thanks his family and friends for being such an inspiration to him and his journey. Catch up with Kofi at www.facebook.com/KofiBMusic.