College Essay

Submitted By 7777pablomoreno
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There are many people who have had many influences on my life, but there is one person who had the most impact on me as a person. My dad, a man who I lost at the age of 14. Even though he was not always around me as a child because, he was always out on business trips, hustling to be the best he could, he somehow has a huge influence on me. There were many things my dad inspired into me, one of them being that, no matter how hard things got to never give up. That is now how I look at situations that occur in my life. For example, when he passed away. It was not an easy time in my life and I didn’t really understand to much at the time, but I was old enough to understand that he was gone. As hard as hiss passing was it made me stronger and later motivated become more like him. My dad came from the Capital of Mexico, and like many citizens of foreign countries, there wish is to live the million dollar dream. My dad did just that, coming to the United States in his mid twenties with seven of his brothers and sisters along with his mother and father out of the picture. They came to the United States with absolutely nothing and just a few years later he started selling tacos out of his own taco stand in Los Angles. Eventually time past and he was able to make it big into multimillion dollar corporation. Just like my dad I hope to do the same thing, but in my case I hope to become a major league baseball player. His accomplishments have made me push and strive for my dream. It showed me that anything is possible. He didn’t really have many opportunities to show himself to the world, especially coming from a