Why I am Leaving Teaching to Become a Software Engineer

In May I met with my Principal to tell her that I would be resigning from my position as a teacher at Deerfield Beach Middle School. She was pretty disappointed but also very supportive once I told her that I was moving to Northern California to pursue Software Engineering. When I told her that quitting …

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Prioritizing Fitness & Health in 2017

2017 has thus far been filled with milestones, successes, and lots of inspiration. There are a few different milestones worth discussing but this blog post is going to focus on my health and fitness journey which has led me to adopt a strict exercise/diet regiment and dramatically increase my muscular strength. In the process I …

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Empathy and Compassion in Black Rights Social Justice Movements

Every now and then I come face to face with the notion of compassion. I fall in love with it. I do everything I can to live it. I write about it. I went back to UWC to do a workshop on it. Compassion led me to a profound transformation during my junior year of college when I …

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I resent my parents and I don’t know how to deal with it

While working as an uber driver I bonded with a passenger on the subject of our parents. We both recently moved back home. Me, after college and him, after losing his business, wife, and children all at once. Living back at home has made me realize that I love my parents but I also resent …

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