He has worked as a Rehearsal Pianist for the Colorado Symphony Orchestra; an Associate Director and Principal Accompanist for the Spirituals Project; an Accompanist, Associate Director and Soloist for SOAR!; and Keyboardist for the Denver Pops Orchestra.
He studied Music Education and Piano Performance at Metropolitan State University of Denver (formally MSCD).
His teaching styles include ear training, improvisation, song writing and music notation; in addition to helping students develop their creative skills.
Boykins has been a Music Instructor at American Music School (formally American Piano School) and Whittier ECE-8 School.
He is currently the Director of Music at the Peoples Presbyterian Church of Denver Colorado and Accompanist at Park Hill United Methodist Church of Denver.