Desire: The desire to be the best you can be regardless of your culture, financial status or upbringing. All goals are achievable if you believe in yourself.


Determination: The determination to achieve all goals regardless of the obstacles. Do not allow anyone to convince you that you cannot be what you want to be or do what you want to do in life.


Discipline: The discipline to dedicate your efforts to hard work, mental focus, respect and professionalism. You have to respect your family, home, coaches and teammates if you want to be successful in track and field. You also have to understand how important your education will be in your future. Make your school grades and respect for your teachers, schoolmates, coaches and teammates a priority.