The Bronx, NY native has lived in Charlotte for two years and moved to McCreesh Place after the owners of the last place he was renting from stopped paying their mortgage. He was evicted as a result. He found a place to live again at McCreesh Place, where he says that the support of staff, other residents and family encouraged him to accomplish this educational milestones. “As long as you have the strength of the Lord and supportive people standing behind you, you can accomplish anything,” says Heath. He says that he prayed a lot, studied a lot and asked many questions to get through this challenge. Heath’s next step is to get his culinary arts certification and associate’s degree from CPCC.