Avery Merchant was born and raised in Hampton, VA. He attended Hampton University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management. A self-pronounced, “band geek”, Avery has plenty of “one time at band camp” stories! He is currently a member of a jazz band called Fortresses Live with performance every Tuesday from 8-11 PM at the Train Station Restaurant in Newport News. Avery became a REALTOR to reach his community through education and awareness of the opportunities available to it’s citizens. Avery believes in the financial power a community can have through real estate ownership. One of Avery’s favorite quotes is, “Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out”.