Ahyuwani E.S. Akanet grew up in a small town called Zonkwa in Kaduna State, Nigeria. He has served as a faculty member of the Education department of Jos ECWA Theological Seminary (JETS) in Nigeria. In addition, Akanet served as an interim youth pastor at his home church, ECWA Seminary Church, Jos, Nigeria. Prior to that, he had served as a volunteer Bible teacher at ECWA Secondary School, Jos, as well as a part-time teacher at ECWA Bible College, Tofa, Kano State, Nigeria. Currently, Akanet is a PhD student in educational studies. He also volunteers with the youth ministry of his local church, Crosslife EFC, Libertyville, Illinois. He is interested in exploring how graduate students learn in collaborative learning activities, employing meaning-making as the framework for the study.