Stanton DeFreitas is a native of Scarborough, a neighborhood in Toronto's East End. This is a neighborhood that is extremely diverse in a city that is already known for being multicultural. So, it is safe to say that Stanton DeFreitas was exposed to many cultures here as a child. He embraced the experience and learned a great deal during that time. Today, he is proud to be Canadian but also celebrates his Caribbean heritage. Moreover, he considers himself a global citizen and thinks his belonging to that community is more important than any other. In fact, Stanton DeFreitas harbors a want to become an author or writer on subjects like international travel, world events, international sports, and health and wellness issues.