Kayla Mariah Escobar


Parents: Lydia and Joe Escobar


Educational Plans: I plan to attend Texas A&M University of Kingsville to major in Kinesiology. Clubs and Officers Positions: National Honor Society, Future Farmers of America Dairy Products Team, Varsity Athletics.


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


“Always play every game like it's your last.” - Coach J. Gonzalez and Coach M. Garcia.


Where do you see yourself in 5 years?


Finished with my education of Kinesiology and pursuing my dream job, a Physical Therapist.


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


I would change how the world is reacting to this global Pandemic, Covid-19.


If you could invite 3 people to dinner who would they be and why?


I would invite Wisconsin’s shortstop, Sis Bates, Houston Astros second baseman, Jose Altuve, and Alicia Keys. I would invite these 3 individuals to dinner because it would be an honor to meet the 3 individuals whom I look up to be a better player for Softball, and a better person in this world.


Favorites


Food: Diego’s and Dad’s Fajitas


Book: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee


Movie: The Book of Life


Town in Texas: Laredo


Vacation Spot: Any Softball Field


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