Darius A. Stanton II, native of Bowie, Maryland, is an environmental management professional with an emphasis on sustainable community development. Darius attended Claflin University, where he studied environmental science, minoring in political science. Graduating with Cum Laude honors, Darius held positions while at Claflin University including: the 10th Mr. Claflin University, President of the university’s Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated’s Chapter, a Green For All student ambassador and student committee member of the Sustainability committee. After his matriculation at Claflin University, Darius attended Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, where he earned his Master’s degree in environmental management. Concentrating in global environmental change, Darius traveled to Italy and Bolivia to study, and obtained certificates in Community-Based Environmental Management and Teaching Inclusion and Diversity within Environmental Leadership. Darius currently works with the Chesapeake Research Consortium as the Diversity workgroup staffer under the Environmental Protection Agency’s Chesapeake Bay Program. A Climate Reality Fellow and adjunct professor at Prince George’s Community College teaching environmental science, Darius plans to obtain his PhD in sustainable design and own an environmental consulting firm.