What Is The Life Of Aaron B Deroux Essay

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Aaron B deRoux was born in a small hospital in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, but at a very young age moved to the United States. He move with his four older brothers, and his older sister. Coming to United States the deRoux family moved from state to state. Starting in Queens, New York to Los angles, California. Finally by the six, Aaron and family settled down in college park, Maryland. Moving to college park was a tremendous change for him at this young age, due to him living in large cities such as New York and LA, to a small suburban area in Maryland. Due to the constant change in setting, Aaron had a hard time keeping friends, but final after a couple months in the area he meet his long term friend Alvin Gant, Domonique Williams and Oscar Bonllia. …show more content…
In Prince Georges area in which the deRoux family lived there were two schools in which Aaron could attend, Buck Lodge middle school, or martin Luther king middle school. He went to MLK for his 7th and 8th grade years. While in middle school are on work as a volunteered with Maryland national park and planning commission. He volunteered at community centers in Riverdale, Beltsville and college park. Also during his middle school years Aaron continued to play soccer. While playing during his 7th grade, he suffered through two major loses in his life. First was the murder of a close family friend, Trevor Clark and the passing of his uncle Norman. He passed due a heat stroke in the spring. These blows took a toll on the boy causing him almost drop things that he loved such as art or sports. His friends and family where there to comfort, and push him to continue doing thing he loved. Going into 8th grade Aaron became more focused on his game and his grade. Becoming closer to his middle school coach Mr. Crawford and teammates. He help lead his team to pgcps soccer semifinals were they were defeated by the buck lodge Vikings, …show more content…
During the senior year he took AP classes trying to get his GPA to the highest as possible and earn an early college credits. A major decision was coming up. What college would he attend? Aaron had plenty of colleges that he could attend in the in the United States. Should he stay in state or out state? Go to private or public? Large or small? What would he study? These were the many questions that he had to answer. While applying to different schools, he narrowed down to three schools. University of Maryland, college park, Morgan state university or Penn state university. Deciding to stay in state but wanting to still move away from home, he decide to attend to Morgan state. The choice mainly came from the great architecture program that the school was known for. By the time high school was coming to an end, Aaron had joined three sports team (soccer, football and track), SGA and the school mentors program. He graduated from high point high school on May 3rd,

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