He is the grandson of Sue and Sonny Ross of Tucson and Jan and Jerry Glesinger of Papillion, Neb.
Aiden is in the seventh grade at Tucson Waldorf School where he plays basketball and the violin and takes Spanish and German. He enjoys history, reading, magic cards and video games.
For his mitzvah project, Aiden, who was diagnosed at age three with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D), is mentoring other kids with Type 1 Diabetes, especially those who are newly diagnosed, at the Angel Clinic at UMC. He is also in his seventh year as an ambassador at the annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Green Tie gala.