Desmond completed his HSC at Sydney Boys High School, achieving Band 6 results in English Advanced, Mathematics Extension 1 and Engineering Studies. He is currently studying at the University of Sydney for a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) and a Bachelor of Design in Architecture. As a sports coach at his former high school, he has extensive experience in dealing with a range of students and understands the importance of developing a good relationship with the student and forming different approaches for each individual in order to achieve their personal goals. Desmond is a patient and understanding teacher who also enjoys musical and creative pursuits in his spare time.