I know that playing football in college is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that could change my whole life. Since I first stepped onto the football field, I have aspired to play at the collegiate level, and beyond. I have been playing team sports since I was six years old in Little League baseball. In middle school, I discovered I was good in track. I fell in love with track because it allowed me to challenge myself through sheer hard work and my individual skills, and it taught me to be accountable for my own success, as well as defeat. In eighth grade, my parents allowed me to play football, and I learned that every sport I had been working on mastering has helped me excel in football, which made me appreciate the process of the game and the respect that comes from teamwork.
I want to attend a university where I can be challenged in my athletic abilities, with a football program through which I can push myself to attain the highest level of competition on the field and nurture my growth through the next four years. I have always been a team leader, and I try to lead by example, while also encouraging my teammates. I have a good work ethic. I am self-disciplined with my everyday tasks, in my education, and in any goal I set my mind to. I am always working to improve my skills and training to get faster and stronger. I am self-motivated to learn something new every day. I always strive to be one of the hardest working player on my team, and I will be one of the hardest working recruits you’ll find.
I also want to attend a university with a well-known reputation for their high standards in education. My college academic goal is to attain a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s degree in business.
My parents raised me to reach for my dreams, to constantly challenge myself, to finish what I start, and to be a good human being while doing so. I want to make my parents proud and be a good example to my siblings.