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For faculty resident, life at USC Village is a family affair

hen chefs at the USC Village dining hall see Maxwell Leaks coming in the morning, they know just what he wants for breakfast.

“I like crepes, and they know how I like them,” he said.

At 9 years old, he’s the youngest student at USC Village. He’s a third-grader at a school off campus and the son of faculty in residence Broderick Leaks.

“We were the first to move into the Village, back in June of last year,” Leaks said. “It was a smooth transition. It just took a while to convince my wife.”

Cynthia Leaks, a nurse anesthetist, admits she was hesitant about living on campus.

“I wasn’t sure how it would be living around students full-time,” she said. “Then I reconsidered, and thought it would be good for Broderick and Maxwell. It’s worked out pretty well.”

Read the full article at USC News.