Full Name: Aaron Brazelton
Hometown: Huntsville, Alabama
I chose to come work at SD because: The sense of community was evident when I arrived on campus, and it was a community that I wanted to be a part of!
My favorite place in the world is: Belgrade, Serbia and my bed.
My favorite annual event at SD is: I guess we will see J
When I am older I would like to: Be a handyman in retirement
I am joyful about: cheesecake. And family, I guess.
I dream about: cheesecake. And knowing how to properly tie a bowtie (it’s a goal)
Activities I participate in at SD include: I would love to be a part of the debate team
After working hard in school all week, what is your ideal weekend?
Low-carb meals, hiking, Netflix, and a pedicure
What are a few of your most significant academic accomplishments?
- U.S. Department of State Alumni Award
- Global Leadership Award, University of Alabama
- National Youth in Philanthropy Award
- Blackburn Institute, University of Alabama
- Cultural Exchange Award, U.S. Embassy Belgrade
- Excellence in Teaching Award, College of Education, University of Alabama
What are a few of your most significant personal accomplishments?
- Uncle of 3 (Caleb, Brandon, and Levi)
- Keto Diet (65 pounds down since October 2018)
- Southern Living Magazine “50 Innovators changing the South”
- Had dinner with Nick Saban (Coach of Alabama Football)
- Met George Lucas and didn’t know who he was
Anything else you would like people to know about you?
- Game of Thrones/Handmaid’s Tale/Big Little Lies fanatic
- Love local bands/folk music/beyonce/adele (you can’t paint me with a brush)