Milwauke High School of the Arts
Johnson C. Smith University
Akinyomi's strong background in both community development and entrepreneurship ignited his passion for music and has allowed him to succeed in bulding ONFYAH. At the young age of 4 years he became a member of Ton Ko-Thi. He studied West African Drumming with many master drummers. Akinyomi pours his life into giving back to the community by demostrating and teaching drumming, by building their confidence, and providing children a safe place to go.
Milwaukee High School of the Arts
University Of Wisconsin-Madison
With over 20 years of experience in the art form of West African Dance, Ballet, Hip Hop , Modern and Jazz dance; Jo'Niece strives to provide the youth with the opportunity to have access to all forms of dance jut as she did as a child. Through her time earning a degree in social work and teaching grade school she discovered that through dance children excelled academically, socially, and physically. Jo'Niece's foundation is African dance and dedicates her life to sharing the beauty of dance to her students and the community.