Master Chief Petty Officer, U.S. Navy
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor Certification from San Antonio College
After retiring from the Navy Darius earned a bachelor’s degree in administration from the University of Incarnate Word. Darius knew he wanted to do more so he decided to continue his education at San Antonio Community College to become a licensed chemical dependency counselor. Sentinels of Freedom (SOF) was there to help Darius and his family with housing support and mentoring. SOF also connected him with a financial coach to help him secure his financial future. He is now fulfilling the requirement of 4000 supervised internship hours. SOF continues to be by his side with both personal and financial assistance. He plans to work with families who struggle with substance abuse and homelessness.
Darius and his wife, Michaun, also a Navy veteran, have been married for 30 years and have two sons and two daughters.