Mr. Adrien D. Porter is excited to be starting his firstyear as Principal of Union County Early College. Mr. Porter is entering his 19thyear in education all of which have been with Union County Public Schools. Prior to coming to UCEC, Mr. Porter served as a Business teacher and Assistant Principal at Forest Hills High School. Mr. Porter also was the Site Administrator for the pilot program in Union County Technical Academy. As a classroom teacher, Mr. Porter was awarded teacher of the year at Forest Hills High School along with being named CTE Unsung Hero. As an administrator, Mr. Porter has been a part of numerous initiatives that have made a positive impact on teaching and learning.
Mr. Porter's academic background includes a Master of Arts in Educational Administration and Supervision from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education from South Carolina State University. Mr. Porter was very active while in college with being a member of the Student Council, SCSU Cheerleader, and a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated.
Mr. Porter is originally from Buffalo NY and yes he is a Buffalo Bills fan and loves Buffalo wings with blue cheese dressing. During his free time, Mr. Porter enjoys spending time with his incredible wife Akimme Porter and their 4 beautiful daughters Kadrian, Adynne, Kalynne, and Adalynne.