Tarik Akins is a senior at Andrew Jackson High School in Jacksonville, Florida. He has a 3.87 GPA and is currently ranked ninth in the Andrew Jackson High School Class of 2016. Tarik’s academic record is bolstered with honors including induction to the National Honor Society and the A/B honor roll. Tarik’s hobbies include the Andrew Jackson Magnificent Sound of Soul Marching and Symphonic Band, where he is drum major and band president. He is also proficient in six instruments. Tarik is also active in his community, volunteering in the Jacksonville MLK Parade, the Veterans Day Parade, World of Nations and Teen Trend Setters.