Akisha is a single mother of two daughters – Aniyla who is now four years old and Alivia who is two years old. A family friend who is currently a Habitat homeowner first told Akisha about Habitat’s homeownership program.
Akisha grew up in Akron and attended Akron Public Schools. She played softball for seven years and volleyball for two years. Akisha was employed at Lowe’s for four years as a customer service associate, and is now working for the U.S. Postal Service as a city carrier. Akisha has an associate’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Brown Mackie College, and plans to go back to school to further her education.