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Aaron Brazelton

Employee Information

Admissions, Resident Faculty
Assistant Director of Admissions, 9-12, Residential Faculty

Contact Information

Room / Office
Library Office

Education & Achievements

Secondary Education - English/Language Arts, University of Alabama with Honors
University Honors College
Dean's List
Speech and Debate National Competitor


At SD Since

Aaron joins us from the Brandon Hall School in Atlanta, where he lived on campus and served as the Director of Advancement and Global Engagement. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Aaron has extensive experience in both cross-cultural programs and boarding schools. While he was a college student, Aaron founded the Serbian Fellowship Experience, which promoted cross-cultural awareness between the Serbian and U.S. Governments, and in 2016 he was named as one of the “50 People Changing the South” in Southern Living magazine for his contributions towards improving race relations and cultural sensitivity in Alabama. In addition to his work as a member of our Resident faculty, Aaron will also serve as one of our Assistant Directors for Upper School Admissions.


  • Global Achievement Award, University of Alabama
  • National Youth in Philanthropy
  • Global Alumni Award, U.S. Department of State
  • First Place, Informative Speaking, Novice Nationals for Speech and Debate
  • National Qualifier (2 Years in a row), Speech & Debate
  • "50 People Changing the South" Southern Living Magazine
  • Top Residential Advisor Award, University of Alabama
  • Fellow, Blackburn Institute
  • North Alabama Youth of the Year & Runner up for State, Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Publications & Presentations

  • The Association for Boarding Schools, Global Symposium- 2019 (Presenter)
  • Global Atlanta: Export Stories 2019 (Panelist)
  • City of Atlanta: Passport to Exports 2019 (Panelist)
  • National Conference for Community and Justice- 2017 (Presenter)