Michael Afolayan is a visual artist, musician, rapper, and theater and circus performer. He also works as an instructor at the Circus Days acrobatics school, teaching basic acrobatic techniques. Additionally, he is the founder of the Cultural Center of African Arts and Cultures ANASA, where he teaches polyrhythmic music of West Africa and promotes the arts as a means of communication and empowerment. Michael is an activist for human rights, particularly concerning second-generation immigrants. His work promoting intercultural dialogue and youth empowerment is truly inspiring.