AK was raised and lives in Renton. He is a proud product of Renton Schools having attended Campbell Hill and Highlands Elementary, Dimmitt Middle School and Renton High School. While in middle school, he received support from Communities in Schools and is excited to give back and support Communities In Schools on the board. AK serves as the partnership services manager at Seattle Central College where he helps cultivate and maintain community partnerships that supports students and the mission of the college. He holds a bachelor’s degree in communication from Washington State University and is currently working toward a Master of Communication in communities and networks at the University of Washington.

In his free time, AK enjoys playing volleyball, spending time with friends and family, and exploring new places in the Pacific Northwest.