My Experience At The Colorado Comets Aau Program Essay

1456 Words Sep 22nd, 2016 6 Pages
An experience to me is something that is unforgettable, that one thing that means a little extra to you and something that will have a lasting effect on you. I travel in reverse to the little girl standing in the mirror and daydreaming of one day becoming not only an amazing basketball player, but a great person in general as well. I watched and mimicked Allen Iverson on the tv to the best of my abilities as my brother did, then I grew. It all started for me at a young age and I began using my talents right from the get go. I pursued a new journey in ninth grade to better myself as an individual, and a basketball player. That journey was called AAU. AAU basketball is something that will always have a very special place in my heart. I will never forget the year I started playing for the Minnesota Comets AAU program, because it led to something unforgettable. Another thing I’ll never let go of is the amazing people I had the opportunity to meet. Lastly, and most importantly the memories I made and experiences that will last a lifetime.

You see, a few years ago I finally decided to start focusing on my future. I focus a lot on school, because I know without it there 's literally nothing. Freshman year I locked in, and probably not the same what others do, or the way I should, but I started focusing on furthering my career in the sport that means most to me, basketball. Ever since I was little I 've watched people play basketball, and I always told myself, "wow I hope that I…

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