Charles (Charlie) Starkey has called the Upstate home since 2003, and hails from San Diego. He lives and works in Clemson with his wife Nicole and three children. His daughter Abigail has an extra chromosome and attends RC Edwards Middle School. She enjoys dance, creative play, and her sisters. Charlie is the chair of the DSAU Scholarship Committee that provides educational and recreationally therapeutic opportunities for children with Ds as well as support for medical expenses. Charlie is committed to work with the DSAU to expand education, inclusion and advocacy in the Upstate and beyond.