Stanton DeFreitas grew up in Canada in the diverse and exciting Scarborough neighborhood in the East End of Toronto. It was a great place to grow up because it exposed Stanton DeFreitas to diverse cultures and customs. He was able to hear different music and languages, see unique art, and try new foods that he otherwise would not have been exposed to. Stanton DeFreitas is an aspiring writer who believes that we should all consider ourselves citizens of the world. He aims to write about issues like international travel, world events, international sport, and health and wellness.