Left to right: Andrew Alston, brother; Kayla Alston, sister; Andria Alston, mother; D’Andre Smith, freshman; Steven Alston, father. The family is from Farmingville, on Long Island.
Questions: How do student activities now compare with what you had in college?
Steven: “The variety is the biggest difference. My son posted on Facebook that he went to a J. Cole concert, and that was unheard of when I went to school. We never had any celebrities come to school and perform."
Photo by Jonathan King