The things that make me different have been "normal" for my life. As a result of my parents' jobs, I have lived overseas (Italy, Guam, Australia) for a significant part of my life and as a result have played soccer in different places, with different people, under different circumstances. As my mom has practiced medicine internationally, I have been able to see life in different places from different perspectives. I have been fortunate. My non soccer interests are varied have included playing guitar and singing in a band, participating in chorus, anime, being an avid reader and traveling extensively. My academic interests are in History and Kinesiology and I plan to pursue a degree and profession in one or the other. My goal is to combine my interest in those areas and my love of soccer and to continue my life of travel and learning through college and beyond.