From the start, Charles has always been a very inquisitive person with a strong will, focused constitution, and adventurous mind. He was born and raised in Gainesville, Florida where his intellect was shaped by his hard-working parents, faith-based values, and his private and public school tenure. His parents taught him how to be an academic achiever and a competitive leader as a youth, which further led Charles to be an extremely versatile individual as an honor roll achiever, student athlete, youth ministry participant, and a community involver. In addition, Charles has been a member of the National Achievers, Future Business Leaders of America, and Manhood Youth Development Foundation, Inc.
Also as a youth, Charles served as an excellent team member being an active participant of the track & field, soccer, and baseball teams whether at his middle and high schools or community sports league. In addition, for more than 10 years, Charles has been a competing member of the Cypress Spring pony club which provides horse sportsmanship training and facilitates horse competitions in North Central Florida. He is also one of club’s team leaders and trainer assistant. Therefore, Charles’ broad engagement from home, to school, to the community, and ministry has allowed him to earn many honors and recognitions such as certificates, trophies, ribbons, and plagues. In addition, Charles was selected as the only youth recipient to receive the Rosa Parks Quiet Courage Award for student achievement and community involvement.
Moreover, Charles continues to make bold strides in life. He is a newly licensed Realtor for a Central Florida based brokerage. He is also a leading associate for Publix Supermarket Customer Service department. He has proudly serve Publix for more than seven years. Additionally, Charles is pursuing higher education at the University of Central Florida. At UCF, Charles is a member of the Kappa Upsilon Chi (KYX), a Christian fraternity. Also, in May 2019, Charles earned an Associate of Arts in Psychology from Valencia State College.
Through his years of growth, development, and accomplishments, Charles has become fluent in Spanish and has acquired a profound skill set including excellent communication, outstanding customer service, customer focused, time management, adaptability, and flexibility. Lastly, Charles aspires to continue to be engaged in seeking opportunities to better himself and the lives of those within in his influence.