Unfortunately Akin is unable to participate due to an injury. Captain Akinyemi asks those who would support him to continue giving, through his team, another dancer’s team, or simply give to Legal Services of North Florida.
Akin is Leon County Property Appraiser. Originally from Lagos, Nigeria, he came to the United States as a young man. He traveled to Tallahassee in 1986, where he fell in love with the area and set up an architectural firm. Married and the proud father of three children and four grandchildren, he has a strong belief in community involvement. His service to our community includes positions with Brehon Family Services, NAACP, Rotary, and Goodwill. He helped found the North Florida Homeless Veteran Stand Down during his time as a Leon County Commissioner. He has been inducted into the NAACP Civil Rights Hall of Fame and as a C.K. Steele Honoree.