Being LDS and being born into an amazing, strong family, has guided and molded me into the young man I am and will continue to become throughout my next few years. These two things have taught me so much, but the few things that I find most impactful in my life and personality today are; my ability to build relationships with people and build trust with them so we can always count on each other, whether on the court, at school, or just in life; and my ability to learn and grow from the tough experiences that everyone go through in their middle and high school career. Playing sports has taught me so much about myself as well. From when I fell in love with basketball in elementary school until the moment I leave this Earth, I hope to always keep learning and growing from my experiences that come from my love for the game. Having a father who is a successful coach and growing up in the gym around him and his teams taught me to love to learn the game, as well as play and compete.
I have always pushed myself academically in my high school career as well. As of now, I'm on track to be the salutatorian for my graduating class at Brookings Harbor High School. I have taken numerous college, and honors classes through high school, setting me ahead for my college education, and providing me with an amazing opportunity to push myself to expand my knowledge. This year in my College US History class I headed a WWII exhibit that is now at the Oregon Historical Society Museum, premiering on July 28th 2018.
Like every high schooler, there are ups and downs, but being able to grow and improve from all my experiences, whether good or bad is what sets me apart from other athletes.