JD is a Senior at American Heritage and has been a attending the school for 15 years. He joined Team 2383 in 7th grade, and has lead the mechanical department to a rising success in robotics. He is a member of the Heritage Varsity Golf team and is also a mechanic outside of school. JD plans to major in mechanical engineering.
Sofia Leon has been on team 2383 for 3 years. She promotes STEM at school through her position as Senior Mentor for the Girls Excelling in Math and Science Club. On the weekends, she enjoys giving back to the community by volunteering at the Nicklaus Children's Hospital every week. After high school, Sofia plans to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering and later an MBA.
Matt is a Senior at American Heritage, who’s been attending the school for 15 years. He joined Team 2383 during Stronghold in his Sophomore year, introducing a new approach to software. In his spare time, Matt modifies and races cars. He wishes to pursue a major in computer science.
Anurag Akkiraju is a Senior and has been a member of Team 2383 since 9th grade. In addition to being Director of the Electrical & Programming Department. Anurag has also been on drive team for 7 competitions, acting as the Operator during the 2016 offseason and 2017 onseason as well as the Driver for the 2017 offseason. Anurag hopes that he can inspire others in the club to always chase their fun side.
Aaron Kredi is a senior in high school who has been an active member in FIRST since the age of 10. In addition he is involved in many orchestras, and string quartets as a violinist. Outside the lab he dedicates his time to his community service project in which he provides gluten free food to those with celiac disease who are unable to afford the steep price. Aaron plans to further his education in mechanical engineering.
Dawson is a Senior at American Heritage and has been attending American Heritage for 15 years. He joined Team 2383 in 7th grade, and has lead the scouting and data analysis team for the past 3 years where he has continued to push others in the club. Dawson has been playing violin for 8 years, and is a member of the Florida Youth Orchestra. He is an avid trail biker and runner. He plans to major in computer science.
Jorge Rivera is a Junior at American Heritage and has been in robotics for three years. Outside of the lab, he’s involved in the Patriot Marching Band and Model United Nations. He has been attending American Heritage for eight years.
Sid Rath is a junior in high school and has been active in FIRST since the 3rd grade. In addition to being apart of Team 2383, he is also the president of Florida’s chapter of FIRST Presidents’ Club. Outside of FIRST, he has been helping run Broward County’s Harvest Drive and has been teaching computer science classes, using Code.org, at local libraries. Sid plans to pursue a degree in Computer Science and Business.
Max is a senior at American Heritage and has been attending American Heritage for 4 years. Max originally joined The Ninjineers in 2014 as a freshman and is now currently the Director of Safety. Prior to becoming the Director of Safety he held the positions of quality control officer as well officer of manufacturing in his sophomore and junior years respectively. Outside of robotics Max is an avid baseball player pitching for your Heritage Patriots for the past four years and has been playing baseball for the past 12 years.