Kofi Smiles


Attended Hymers College:

Sixth Form

What makes this nominee inspiring?

“Kofi is one of the kindest and most intelligent people I know. He has a wonderful gift of storytelling. His narrative is always interesting and informative and delivered with passion. This passion is infectious and he brings out the best in everyone and everything he touches. I am proud that he has always believed in himself and his ability and I am so proud of his great work.”

Kofi was also the BBC's Face Of Hull, presenter and reporter for the UK City of Culture 2017!