Elvis Afriyie Ankrah (born 6 January 1967) is a Ghanaian politician. He is the former Minister for Youth and Sports in Ghana.
Elvis Afriyie Ankrah was born in 1967 in Ghana. His mother hailed from Atiavi, near Keta, in the Volta Region and his father was from Ahenema Kokoben, that is located in the Ashanti Region. He attended Okwapeman Secondary School, graduating in 1984 with the GCE Ordinary Level. He also attended the London College of Computing and Electronics where he obtained a certificate in Business and Administrative Computing in 1986. His sixth form education was at the Winneba Secondary School in the Central Region of Ghana where he attained the GCE Advanced Level in 1988. He attended the University of Ghana between 1992 and 1996 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in English, Drama and Linguistics. He was also a postgraduate student of the same university, obtaining the Master of Arts degree in International Affairs from the Legon Centre for International Affairs in 2002. He is a graduate of the Ghana Institute of Journalism which he completed in 1998. He received a certificate in Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising there.