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D6 Athlete of the Week - Luis Garcia

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Student Name: Luis GarciaD6 Athlete of the Week Luis Garcia 2022

School: Greeley West High School

Grade: Senior

Sport(s): Basketball

Position(s): "Point God"

Stats: 11.5 point per game 

Tell us about your greatest athletic achievement to date:

"Playing at the Ballislife camp in 2019."


What are your goals for this season? 

"Sneak into the playoffs."


How do athletics make you a better student?

"Being involved in athletics allows me to not only be discipline on the court but also when it comes to schoolwork."


What mental tool do you use when you're under pressure?

"Under pressure, I like to just take deep breaths and not let anything faze me."


What is the best part about competing? 

"The best part of competing is going out there with my boys and knowing they have my back like I have theirs." 


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

"Study Finance/Business management at UNC."


What advice do you have for younger athletes who want to join your sport?

"Basketball isn’t just a sport but it also teaches many life lessons that helps you become a better person."


What is your favorite song to listen to prior to competing?

"'Cant Tell Me Nothing' - Kanye West."


What is your go-to Pre-Competition food?

"Skittles or Starburst."