|Hometown:||Beltsville, MD (Ghana)|
|High School:||High Point HS|
2012: Appeared in 10 games and made 10 starts...registered three points on one goal and one assist...scored the team's lone goal in a 2-1 defeat vs. Bridgeport (9/22) and assisted on a goal in a 4-0 victory over Pitt-Johnstown (8/31)...helped anchor the Firebirds' defensive unit as well...earned Team Coach's Award at spring Student-Athlete Recognition luncheon.
2011: Played in 14 games and made seven starts...registered five points on two goals and one assist...took 11 shots...both goals were game-winners: scored game's only goal in 1-0 victory over Concord (10/1); scored game-winner in 2-1 victory over Pitt Johnstown (10/22).
High School: Akum is a 2011 graduate of High Point High School where he was named Most Improved during his junior year...He participated in soccer and tennis.
Personal: Son of Aveika Akum...has two siblings, Anzeribian and Vera...Biology major...career goal is to be a pharmacist...hobbies are playing sports and video games...favorite athlete is Laurent Koseielny(Arsenal center back)...favorite food is fried rice...favorite TV show is Prison Break...favorite music artist is Drake and 2 Chainz...greatest athletic influence is his father and uncle...most impressive person he's met is David Beckham...strangest superstition on game day is to wear dress socks under under game socks for every match.