Essay about A Good Role Model

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Today the world is made up of people with different races, beliefs, personalities, and academic accomplishments. Some people are considered overachievers by making their lives better than what people thought they would turn out to be. On the other hand, there are people who underachieve. They have everything put in place in for them; however they take it all for granted thinking that everything will just happen. Unfortunately, there seem to be more underachievers than overachievers. I believe that with what I have done in life so far and what there is in store for me. I know that I can provide a college with a good role model for students to look up to. …show more content…
I am about to go through a postgraduate year at Westminster that will prepare me for challenges I will encounter as I become older. A big change in my life came during my senior year of high school. My junior year I was on varsity football, basketball, and tennis while starting on the football team while in getting important playing time in basketball coming off the bench. I was pretty successful and believed that my senior year I could be captain and be one of the go to guys on the team. After a successful spring season in tennis, the summer had started and football was only 3 months away. Everyone was starting to lift and run while I got lazy and just hung out and did nothing to improve my body or my mind for my pretty challenging course schedule my senior year. In basketball, I did not perform well in summer leagues as I did not feel that I had to work as hard since I received good playing time the previous year. It was August 19, 2008 at 8am, the morning dew was over the football field while we stretched warmed up, I then noticed that my wasteful summer had come to an end. The first week of football I pulled my groin and missed the short preseason, my starting spot as tight end was filled by someone else and I was

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