DIGITAL DETROIT'S CEO HONORED BY THE CITY OF DETROIT
April 27, 2021
Akil, considered by many as one of Detroit's proudest treasures, came back to where it all started, The City of Detroit Government, to be honored for all of his accomplishments.
At the young age of seven years old, Akil was called upon to produce events and initiatives for his local public library. His innovative programming revitalizes the local branch, making it the number one library in the City of Detroit. At the age of 10, Akil began his career with the UniverSoul Circus, becoming a pillar in the Detroit Market for the world-renowned show. At the age of 13, Akil began interning for the City of Detroit's Media Services Department, his start in broadcast television, and his passion for storytelling became evident. After graduating high school, Akil started Digital Detroit Media and grew it to one of the top ad agencies in the region.
Watch the video below for Akil's story and the remarks from government officials who know Akil best.