|Hometown:||South Chesterfield, Va.|
|Previous School:||Columbia Univ.|
Other College: Akins transfered to Coker from Columbia University where he was a New York State Championship Finalist.
High School: A standout wrestler at Matoaca High School, Akins was 148-40 during his high school career. He went 48-4 his senior year with 28 pins. He was a two-time district champion, two-time Central Regional Finalist and was ranked No. 26 in the nation by Wrestling USA Magazine.
Personal: Son of Wendy and Bret Akins...he has two siblings Devin and Shelby.