A few seconds. That's all it takes for his contagious smile to bring a smirk to your face. Carlos was thinking back to when he got to play some football a few days ago. "Took out some aggression," the 18-year old says.
He has been at Centennial for seven years. During that time, Carlos has learned to control the anger that was his ticket out of his community middle school. With a quieter temper, other opportunities start falling into place. "The teachers are trying to help me learn masonry," Carlos says.