Steven Akuffo currently works as an adolescent psychiatric counselor at the Child Study and Treatment Center that is part of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services in Lakewood, Washington. He has been a counselor since 2016. Prior to becoming involved in counseling he worked as a real estate broker, which he continues to do as of January 2022 according to his LinkedIn page. 
In 2019 and 2021, Akuffo was hired by the White River School District in Washington state to conduct student focus groups. These focus groups, for which he was paid $750 and $3,000 respectively, were geared towards understanding student views on various aspects of the school community and culture and included written recommendations to the school.