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Baller and WNBA Dreamer

Jamaria | future WNBA All Star

My career interest is to become a member of the National Basketball Association. Why WNBA? I started out in City League basketball at age 7 and played summer camps 2010-2013. Middle school basketball, I played shoot and point guard. I strive to achieve and is competitive in volleyball, track, City League softball and basketball. I'm currently a cheerleader. After school practice helps me with defensive techniques; covering the ball handler; free throws, and pivoting while refining my skills. Track and sprint helps my speed, while jumping rope helps build stamina and coordination.

Becoming a WNBA is an opportunity to continue playing the game I love, while maintaining my academic scores. My motivation is my dad.

Opportunities for WNBA includes becoming a motivational speaker, community relations, talking to school athletics about coping with adversity on career. Being seen on television: ABC, ESPN, NBA TV and NBA TV Canada is a plus.

How to become a WNBA player, states facts, "the league was founded on April 24, 1996; regular season is played from May-August; the All-Star game played in July and finals in September. Motto is "Expect Great", logo is Logo Woman; official website is May 23, 2000, the Houston Comets became the first WNBA team to be invited to the White House Rose Garden."

WNBA Challenges Inhale life, states, "0ne of the requirements for ladies is that they attend college for four years."

According to "the average salary of WNBA member in 2014 is around $7,200 and minimum salary $37,950."

I am confident that with strength in skills, abilities and attitudes, on the court or in college studying Dentistry. I can support my income and happiness in case of injuries.

Jamaria's essay appears here as written, to preserve the young author’s unique voice and individual writing style. However, we have deleted personally identifiable information to protect the student’s privacy.