Mr. Adrien D. Porter will be entering his 3rd year as Principal of Union County Early College and 21 years 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 at 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, by 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, and their 4 beautiful daughters, Kadrian, Adynne, Kalynne, and Adalynne.