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D6 Athlete of the Week - Luis Barraza-Hernandez

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D6 Athlete of the Week February 2021 Luis Barraza Hernandez

Student Name: Luis Barraza Hernandez

School: Greeley Central High School

Grade: Senior

Sport(s): Cross Country, Soccer, Football, Basketball, Baseball

Position(s): Midfielder, Kicker, Point Guard, Center Field

Stats: Led basketball team in steals; All-Conference/All-State Soccer Player; Top 50 in the U-20 Category (Soccer)

What are some of your most memorable athletic accomplishments?

Playing soccer overseas and receiving invites from professional teams in Spain to play in their academy; winning All-State Alianza in the Midwest Region (Soccer).


What are your goals for this upcoming season?

I hope to be the best teammate I can be and lead my team to a Conference Championship and a State Title in soccer.


What is one lesson you have learned from playing high school sports?

I have learned that I'd rather endure the pain of training than the pain of losing. 


What are your career or college plans after you graduate high school? 

I intend on committing to play soccer at the NCAA level while pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice or History. 


What is on your Pre-Game Music Playlist?

My playlist consists of Chopin, 21 Savage, Tupac, and Queen.


What is your go-to Pre-Game food? 

Mom's Burritos, Greek Yogurt, and BodyArmor Sports Drink


Last show you binge-watched on Netflix? 

Michael Jordan's "The Last Dance"