Akina has been programming for over 4 years. She has excelled in over 10 languages and has 3 Microsoft Technology Certifications. Akina also competes in computer security and Linux fundamentals in Business Professionals of America, where she was a State winner and National representative for Indiana. Akina has also led her Cyberpatriot team for 4 years. She hopes to continue her education and study the fundamentals of Computer law through a possible pre-law track.