Olayinka Daniel Akinola, a medical doctor by profession and a servant of the most High God by calling  was raised in Lagos, Nigeria by parents who are ordained  ministers of the gospel in the Anglican Communion. He relocated to the United States in 1996, but prior to his relocation had served under various great men of God which included Pastor Olubi Johnson, Rev. Sam Adeyemi and Pastor Kizito Jegede. On arrival to the United States he continued his service under Rev Joel Obuibosa whilst in New York and subsequently Pastor Ayo Olulana of The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Higher Ground Assembly, Baltimore, MD  during a period his family had temporary residence in Maryland Upon the relocation of his family to their home base in North Carolina, Yinka and his wife, Dupe also a medical practitioner accepted the call to ministry with the birth of RCCG Christ Center Assembly, Kernersville a parish planted by Pastor Ayo Olulana.
Pastor Yinka and Pastor Dupe are blessed with three wonderful kids, Daniel, Zoe and Gabriella.