Boxing Scholarship Essay

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I grew up in a culture that said women shouldn’t fight, but guess what? I am a female boxer, the complete opposite of what my family and culture said I should be. I started boxing shortly after my father died as a way to deal with the pain of his death. Losing a parent at such a young age was difficult, emotional and stressful. Boxing was a release for me; it allowed me to express my pain and suffering, but it also helped me to beat the odds and create my own destiny. Competing in major events with other women and always being the youngest, made being the underdog second nature and fueled my persistent nature to never back down. After every loss I took it as a lesson learned and made the promise to never lose the same way twice. Using this…show more content…
To serve on the most humbling and honorable platform of my country is to become a lawyer that joins the United States military, and use my skills and education to keep this country safe. To serve the men and women who put their lives on the front line to protect United States citizens from foreign and domestic threats. I now dream of becoming a lawyer, because it is a worthwhile and fulfilling challenge that offers numerous paths to victory. I believe the fighter in me will meet the challenge of law school and provide an essential outlook in the veteran’s law clinic. Helping others and being a catalyst of change is important because I believe I have something to offer. Attending Stetson University School of Law will enhance and expand my knowledge, it will expose me to a new chapter in life and broaden my intellect. I look forward to defying the odds once again and reminding my family and those around me that anything worth having is worth fighting for. In the words of the late Nelson Mandela “After climbing a hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb”. I look forward to climbing those hills at Stetson University College of

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