Name: Joseph Ramos

Parents: Rita & Robert Ramos Sr.

Educational or Future Plans: I plan on attending the University of Texas San Antonio, to study kinesiology and one day become the head coach of a successful high school football team and create my own legacy.

Clubs and Officer Positions: I am a member of PALS, I am a member of NHS, I am on the Varsity baseball team and I am also a member of the Alice FFA. 

Accomplishments/Honors: I got inducted into the NHS my sophomore year and have been a member for the past 2 years, I was a 3 year letterman for football, I also threw shot put on varsity for the track and field team and I am currently on Varsity for the baseball team. I was Academic All-State this year for my football team along with 5 other players.

What was the best advice you ever received? Who gave you the advice?

“God has a plan for everyone jojo, you just have to trust him because he knows what he’s doing and what he wants you to do later in life, so just trust it.” –Coach B.R. Moreno

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

In five years, I see myself with a beautiful woman who only wants the best for me and always supports me in anything I do. I’ll be living up north in Texas, already graduated from college (hopefully UTSA) and starting my first year as an assistant defensive line coach at a high school that has a tremendous football background and a community that lives, breathes, and dreams about football.

If you could change anything about this world, what would it be and why? 

I would get rid of the Wars going on and all the hate that this world has. That’s our biggest problem now a days, we think we hate someone, when truly all we want to do is see them fall, not because we hate them but because we resent them. There is really no point for wars to be going on or even be close to starting. We just need peace in this world, so everyone can live their lives happily with those they never see, due to the wars going on.

If you could invite 3 people to dinner (other than relatives), who would they be and why?

I would invite a former University of Tennessee college football player named Inky Johnson, an NFL legend, and future Hall of Famer, Ray Lewis, and my girlfriend Hannah Lazette Martinez to come eat dinner with me because the one thing these three special people have in common is their ability to motivate people. Inky Johnson has an inspiring story that he tells to kids all over the world, and I would love to hear about it after a nice meal, especially with Ray Lewis in attendance. Ray Lewis is an NFL linebacker who retired, but is so motivating, that even those in the NFL want to be like him. He seems like such a great guy and I would love to meet him some day, so why not invite him to a dinner with me and two other motivating people. The last person, Hannah, is someone I would invite anywhere I go. She always knows what to say when I’m going through rough times and she always knows how to keep a smile on my face through the easy times.

Favorites

Food: Moms Chicken Spaghetti

Book: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Movie: Friday Night Lights

Town in Texas: San Antonio

Vacation Spot: Frio River

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