Zaniyah Akinola


Zaniyah is a transfer student from Uplift. She is currently in 10th grade and has aspirations of being a dermatologist.

One of Zaniyah’s favorite hobbies is dancing. She was a cheerleader throughout all of middle school and her freshman year of high school. Zaniyah also loves music and her favorite song is “Hit Different” by SZA and her favorite artist is Nicki Minaj.

Zaniyah prioritizes school and learning. When asked about her passion for school, she had one simple response, “I want to go to college.” Her goal for her sophomore year in high school is to finish with all A’s. When she graduates from high school, she plans to attend New York University.