Born and raised in Jacksonville, FL, Dawaun’s previous career paths have prepared him well for a career in real estate. He has decades of experience in Customer Service and 10 years as an Educator. Working in Customer Service, Dawaun has learned, honed, and perfected the art of relationship building. He realizes that empathy, listening, and genuinely caring for the customer is the cornerstone of a strong and long-lasting relationship.
In 2010, Dawaun became a Middle Grades Math Teacher with Duval County Public Schools. In 2016, he left the public school system to become a corporate trainer at the local utility company, JEA. During his time at JEA, Dawaun, who is a life long learner, decided to follow a dream that he had upon graduating from Florida State University back in 1999 and began studying for his real estate license. His experience as a teacher has helped him ease through challenging demands like deadlines or negotiations with understanding and compassion. Teaching, like customer service, also stressed the importance of building long-lasting and trusting relationships, an essential aspect of real estate as well.
Dawaun has a passion for delivering an exceptional customer experience for all that he makes contact with. He puts the customer first and foremost and is driven to give them nothing but his absolute best from the initial introduction until the customer’s goal is achieved.
Dawaun is an avid sports fan. His favorite teams are the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Chicago Cubs, and the FSU Seminoles. He also has the honor of being Haggar Clothing Company’s first-ever Hall of Fame Dad. An honor that rewarded him with a trip to Canton, OH in 2018 for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony. His Big Why is his family, his wife of 13 and a half years and their three children. Liam age 10 and 5-year-old twins Cameron and Camille. In his spare time, Dawaun enjoys a good movie, television show, or book. He is a master in the kitchen and on the grill and is always looking to be of assistance whenever he can. Dawaun is the ultimate team player and the success of the team outweighs any individual accomplishments he can and has obtained.
If you are looking for a Realtor that will give you his all without the B.S., make Dawaun your choice. You will be happy you did.