Akbar Gbaja Biamila
- Category : 1979-births
- Type : ME
- Profile : 3/6 - Martyr / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Small (11,23)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sphinx 2
American football defensive end/linebacker who played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Oakland Raiders (2003–2004), San Diego Chargers (2006) and Miami Dolphins (2007). Currently he is the co-host for American Ninja Warrior, a sports analyst for the NFL Network, and an author.
The Los Angeles native grew up in the Crenshaw district with his mother and father, both of who were born and raised in Nigeria, and his six siblings. Among his siblings is Green Bay Packers defensive end Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila.
Gbajabiamila currently serves as a board member for the Asomugha Foundation, an organization aimed at creating better educational opportunities for impoverished communities. Akbar also serves on the Board of the Michael J. Fox Foundation, which raises millions of dollars for Parkinson’s research.
Gbajabiamila‘s first book, Everyone Can Be a Ninja, was released on 7 May 2019.