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CLEVELAND, Oh -- Kofi Boakye is a 19 year old keyboardist and songwriter from Akron. He's received a partial scholarship to the Berklee College of Music in Boston for the Fall of 2019 and the Akron community is rallying to help raise additional funds to cover tuition.

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At age 15, Kofi was the youngest African American pianist to be accepted into a college level jazz program at the University of Akron. In 2014 President Obama awarded Kofi the President's Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence.

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Click here to learn more about Kofi Boakye.

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