Frederick joined TRIO Educational Talent Search in November of 2016 as a program advisor. Frederick is a 2006 graduate of South Aiken High School, Aiken, South Carolina. After matriculating to college, he graduated from the University of South Carolina Aiken, May 2010 where he earned with induction a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with a concentration in sociology. While in his undergraduate studies, he was privileged to have been a charter member for a new organization: Men Achieving Leadership, Excellence, and Success (M.A.L.E.S.) National in the Fall of 2007 and the University of South Carolina Aiken’s 2008 Homecoming King. Also, he served within the Student Government Association as the 2009-2010 Senator of Intercultural Programs.
Frederick has recently earned a Master of Arts degree from Cornerstone University here in Grand Rapids, Michigan. With over five years of experience in secondary education as a Youth Counselor, Curriculum Leader and Assistant Director of Afterschool Care, it is his goal to always positively influence the youth of today in such a way that they know what it means to ‘be civilized’ in life and to ultimately become empowered and equipped to make a difference in the world.