Huntsville, Alabama , United States
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|Info||Anthony was born in Bartow, Florida. Anthony was born in Bartow, Florida. Shortly after, his parents decided to take him to live with his maternal grandparents in Midway, Alabama. Anthony’s parents were confident that his grandparents could take better care of him until they were able to do so. Although they did not have much money, they provided him with a strong foundation of values, morals, etiquette, faith, and a hard work ethic. Anthony experienced tough love and hardships as he grew up transitioning between Midway, Alabama with his grandparents, aunts and uncles to Florida with his biological parents. Not withstanding, in an unstable environment, Anthony was able to find peace and confidence in order to strive for his best potential in every arena of his life. Anthony took out student loans to pay for tuition and other related expenses at Alabama A& M University. While attending college, he demonstrated leadership qualities on the local, state, and national levels. |
Anthony became acclimated to citizens throughout the nation while traveling to inform college students about critical educational issues. Anthony’s supreme leadership capabilities landed him an elected position as the National Education Association’s Student Program Chairman, where he represented over 62,000 student members enrolled on over 1100 colleges and universities. Anthony continues to be an advocate for education. He continues to speak to the youth and young adults around the country in order to positively influence them in identifying their strengths and talents and reach their highest potential. Anthony is dedicated to being a committed public servant. Therefore as a public servant, Anthony pledges to lead by emphasizing the importance and benefits of Education, Health Care, the Economy, and Transportation.
He was raised in Midway, Alabama by his grandparents, the late Willie Mae and Willie James Dubose, who previously spent years toiling under conditions of humiliation and oppression on the Sehoy plantation in Guerryton, Alabama. After the death of Willie Mae Dubose, Anthony’s Uncle Dubose became his legal guardian in Alabama. Throughout his young life, traveled back and forth form Alabama to Florida. By the time he finished high school, he resided in six different households with family members who took turns providing for him.
Anthony’s parents, Anthony Lee Daniels and Gertrude Daniels tried hard to provide a stable home for him in Florida, but his heart was in Alabama. He always found his way back to Alabama. During his high school years, Anthony was taken in by Gregory Terrence Graves, who Anthony considers a surrogate father, brother, mentor, and best friend. Gregory taught Anthony skills and values he had never learned elsewhere. It was Gregory Graves who taught Anthony the value of a higher education, which remains a top priority among his core values today.