Tunji Akingbulire studied Agricultural Engineering at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria and obtained a certificate in Computer Programming from NIIT.
He travelled to the United States in 2003, worked at Hewlett-Packard as a Pre-test Tech from 2003 to 2006.
He joined Indiana Developmental Training Center as a Youth Counselor till the company closed in 2012. He then joined the Larue Carter State Hospital under the Indiana State family and social services administration as a behavioral health recovery attendant till date.
He has a wide variety of experience working with individuals with intellectual disability and their families.