Ever since my very first steps onto the pitch when I was three, I knew that I would want to excel in my soccer career. Playing in college is an important thing for me because it would mean balancing school work, my social life, and soccer at the same time. I continue to play soccer not only because I enjoy it, but also because I know soccer can form a well rounded person.
One of my goals is to make it to the MLS. I believe that playing in College will not only help me improve, but it will get me exposure to different clubs. I practice whenever I have the chance to. Whether its running a few laps. around the track after school, or setting up private practice sessions with a trainer. I have tremendous exposure to different cultures of soccer. Living in Germany for two years gave me the privilege to play and practice in numerous countries. During my time in Germany, I picked up on a little bit of German in order to understand what coaches were saying in order to help me improve. Living there enhanced my knowledge of the game, boosted my defending skills, and built up muscle. I am very coachable, and don't hesitate to make up for my mistakes on the pitch.
On the academic side of my goals, I would love to be a physical therapist. My dream of following this career all started at age ten when I pulled my hamstring during a football game. After the diagnosis of my injury, I was sent to two months of physical therapy. While in therapy, the way the therapist treated me was amazing. I loved how they could make patients smile in their most painful times. Since then, I have got in touch with various College teachers to ask them what classes are recommended to take in order to get a better understanding of the health care field.
Although school doesn't come easy for me, I attend private tutoring when needed, and stay after school to ask teachers more questions. Admitting my GPA isn't where I would desire it to be, I will continue to improve my GPA in these next three years.
I have a lot of worldwide experience with soccer, and school. I understand my strengths and weaknesses on the field and in school, and will continue to strive for better in everything I do.