Daron Holman graduated from Pine Forest Senior High School in Fayetteville, North Carolina. In high school he was an active volunteer at the Womack Army Medical Center at Fort Bragg, where he received his Certified Nursing Assistant certification. Holman is pursuing a major in Physics with a concentration in Astronomy. He is active in UNC Global Brigades and is Co-Chair of the Campus Y committee Students Working for Environmental Action and Transformation (SWEAT). In his first year as a Bonner Leader, Holman served as a Center Assistant with the Rogers Road Community Center (which was forced to close in August 2012), assisting with the Bread Wrapping and Distribution project, Community Garden, and after-school tutoring program. This year, Holman plans to continue policy research related to the Rogers Road community, examining the effect of the Community Center’s closing, as well as create a communication network between Rogers Road and the Marian Cheek Jackson Center. Holman plans to raise awareness of the Rogers Road community’s struggle for environmental, economic and social justice through contributing articles to the Jackson Center’s monthly newsletter, “The Northside News“.