Jimmy Akers was born in Baltimore, Maryland and raised on church pews, in hair salons and on tour buses on the weekends. Growing up his father was an electrician and part time touring musician and his mom was a hair stylists and leader in the beauty industry. Because of this he was always interacting with new people. Jimmy is a dreamer that follows Jesus, loves his family & shares hope. He has been in pastoral ministry since 2005 and has held a variety of positions within the church. He is currently a missionary supporting other missionaries and a part time children's pastor at his church. He is a creative that loves sharing hope through music, writing, podcasting and speaking. Music has always been a lifeline. He has been writing songs for 21 years. These songs are a part of that journey.