A Baltimore native and graduate of Morehouse College, Aaron has always had a passion for social justice and activism. Aaron started his career in Columbia, Maryland, as a classroom teacher in a Reggio Emilia-inspired early childhood program. He then moved to New York City and joined Success Academy Harlem 5 as a first-grade teacher. Aaron went on to teach second and third grade. During his time as a third-grade teacher, he won the inaugural Teacher Excellence Award. He later served as a labsite teacher, coaching teachers across the Network on best practices in literacy and math. Aaron became an assistant principal and then principal of Success Academy Harlem 1. Aaron holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in general and special education. He is passionate about African American studies and is committed to empowering children of color to reach their highest potential.