Happy Memorial Day: I wished we lived in a world of peace.

On the last Monday of May, American’s celebrate Memorial Day, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. My father served in the U.S. Airforce.  Here is a picture of my buff 💪 sister, my father, and I at the beach in Miami, Fl. I’m grateful for his service to … More Happy Memorial Day: I wished we lived in a world of peace.

IA: Initiate and Creating Your Future Despite Your past

“I’m not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” Stephen Covey I love this quote because I agree one hundred percent. What I love about fiction books is that we get to experience the lives of other characters and learn and grow with them. I had the wonderful opportunity of … More IA: Initiate and Creating Your Future Despite Your past

10 Ways to Fail College

“Despite entering the labor force at a later age, workers with a bachelor’s degree on average earn well over $1 million more than high school graduates during their working lives, while those with an associate’s degree earn about $325,000 more” (Stinebrickner & Stinebrickner, 2014, p.4). As an individual who started with very little in life, … More 10 Ways to Fail College

Grit: Passion and Perseverance for Long-Term Goals

I hope everyone had a great weekend! I had the wonderful opportunity of taking my son, Kobi, to the 7×7 Adidas Tournament in California. There were some phenomenal athletes there!  Most of them have a dream of getting a college football scholarship and even playing for the NFL one day! A college scholarship and the … More Grit: Passion and Perseverance for Long-Term Goals