Avon Old Farms is a boarding school for boys located in Avon, Connecticut, United States. Theodate Pope Riddle was one of the first female architects in America and was the creator of Avon Old Farms. The school has grown from 48 boys at its opening in 1927 to 400 boys in grades 9–12 and postgraduates. The school mascot is the winged beaver, and the school’s motto is "Aspirando et Perseverando," from the Latin, to aspire and to persevere.
James Osborne is an alumni of Avon Old Farms. Avon has invited James to present on his new book, Will Your Way Back, and speaking to the school's motto of "Aspirando et Perservando".