JJ Akin ’11

Alumni and Administrator

Coordinator of Marketing and Technology and Admission Counselor in Admission

Admission Territory: Farmington, Lakeville, and Rosemount, Minn.

Born and raised in Farmington, Minn., JJ studied English and geography at Gustavus. During his time as a student, he also played on the football team and was involved with The Gustavian Weekly and Firethorne. During his senior year, JJ completed an internship in the Gustavus Sports Information Department, which gave him the opportunity to write game notes and post-game stories, prepare programs, and broadcast sporting events.

Upon graduation, he returned to Farmington to work in Community Education before accepting a position at Gustavus in January 2012. A former Admission student tour guide, JJ is happy to be back at his alma mater in a professional capacity.

In his spare time, JJ enjoys reading, fishing, and sports.


Gustavus Adolphus College - B.A. in English