"I can put my mind to anything and accomplish it the best way I can. I'm just so proud to be part of Special Olympics Missouri."
|SOMO Career||5 years|
|Sports||Basketball, Track and Field and Bowling|
|What is your favorite SOMO memory||“My favorite memory is getting to go to state with my teammates and make new friends. The memory I can remember that is my favorite is when my coach told me I was going to run the 400 race, and then I knew I could do it. I just had to put my mind to it, and I've finished it every year I did it.”|
|Anything else you want people to know about you?||“The other things I would like people to know about me is I like to play video games, make new friends and hang out with my friends. I like to be a part of Special Olympics Missouri. I like to play basketball and all types of sports even though I'm a kid with autism. I can put my mind to anything and accomplish it the best way I can. I'm just so proud to be part of Special Olympics Missouri."|
"Sports bring people together and bring joy, and I believe this is also my favorite part about Special Olympics."
|Years as a Volunteer||9 years|
|Favorite SOMO memory||My favorite memory was playing softball in Lees Summit, MO and this game must’ve gone into 3 or 4 extra innings, but we ended up winning by 1 run. The game lasted several hours, but was the most fun I’ve had playing softball.|
|What else do you enjoy?||Something else people should know about me that’s fun and exciting is I love mathematics and solving problems related to math.|
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