I am Sir Aaron Mason, founder and lead consultant of Becoming Sir Consulting, LLC. My lemons have become a nice glass of lemonade. It took some work to get where I am, but I would not change one bit of it. Too many times people fall victim to their circumstances and succumb to the crises in their life. I see an obstacle as a potential pathway to success.
I see life as a journey with each new discovery, rather negative or positive, as an opportunity to enrich my life.
My ability to persevere through life’s challenges has embedded a passion within me for helping individuals who have experienced similar circumstances. I have dedicated myself to working with at-risk youth, young adults and agencies serving these populations; helping them develop the skills needed to achieve success in the today’s society.
I grew up in a single parent home. While growing up, I was exposed to many variables that had the potential
After leaving foster care and being reunited with my family, I began to approach life to impede my ability to get the most out of life. Some of these variables included domestic violence, gangs, drug abuse, and life-threatening illnesses.
differently. I grew confident in my ability to succeed. This new found confidence led to great rewards. I began to excel as a student, as an athlete and most importantly, as a person. I have been awarded two college degrees, and am now It was not until I was placed into foster care that I learned of the man y opportunities that life had to offer. While in foster care, I was surrounded by great role models who genuinely cared about my well-being. I was also taught to believe in my ability to break through the barriers that kept me from living up to my full potential.
My life has not been picture perfect, but it has made me who I am today. Today, I am an abuse survivor, a fostered youth, a first generation college student, a student athlete, a college graduate, a father, a mentor and best of all…I am Me