He Was King For A Day: How An Unlikely Student Received An Honor He Will Always Remember

Max Was Your Typical “Popular Kid”


Akin started his high school football career as a wide receiver at Fossil Ridge. However, his natural arm made him an obvious lock to transition to the quarterback position. By the time his senior year arrived, he was the man leading the team.

Akin was a leader and one of the school’s most popular kids. His infectious personality and great smile made him all the more likable. When homecoming came around, Akin was one of the five boys up to win the crown. And sure enough, there was K.L. Norwood on the sideline cheering for him.