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Allie Moogan
Midway High School

 

Current Sport:
Basketball

 

Favorite Coach and/or Teacher:
Mr. Moore and Mr. O’Neill

 

Area Where Your Mentor Can Help You?
She can help me with college applications and ways to get noticed by coaches.

 

Plan to Attend College / Favorite School?
Yes, I want to go to Syracuse

 

Favorite Movie:
Love and Basketball

 

Favorite Book:
Catcher in the Rye

 

Favorite Athlete:
Cappie Pondexter, Kevin Durant

 

DREAM JOB:
WNBA Player

 

 

 

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Chanice Battle
Midwood High School

 

Current Sport:
Basketball

 

Favorite Coach and/or Teacher:
Mr Moore, Ms. Jenny

 

Area Where Your Mentor Can Help You?
Stay focused, be the best athlete I could possibly be, help in some areas of schools and/or basketball.

 

Plan to Attend College / Favorite School?
Yes! Duke University

 

Favorite Movie:
Love and Basketball

 

Favorite Book:
Jane Eyrie, Lord of the Flies

 

Favorite Athlete:
Maya Moore, Candace Parker, Rajon Rondo

 

DREAM JOB:
WNBA Player

 

 

 

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Jai M Moore
Midwood High School

 

Current Sport:
Basketball

 

Favorite Coach and/or Teacher:
My favorite coach is my basketball, Mr. Mike Moore

 

Area Where Your Mentor Can Help You?
My mentor can help me keep focused in school and help me become the best athlete I can be.

 

Plan to Attend College / Favorite School?
Yes, I want to attend a Division One college but I’m not sure which one.

 

Favorite Movie:
Love and Basketball

 

Favorite Book:
Vaclav and Lena

 

Favorite Athlete:
Maya Moore

 

DREAM JOB:
To be a coach or a WNBA basketball player

 

 

 

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Zorriana Johnson
St Vincent Ferrer High School; sophomore

 

Current Sport:
Tennis, Basketball, and Track

 

Favorite Coach and/or Teacher:
Ms. Mehmel, my Religion teacher

 

Area Where Your Mentor Can Help You?
French

 

Plan to Attend College / Favorite School?
St. Johns, Columbia, North Carolina

 

Favorite Movie:
Van Helsing, Ghost Town

 

Favorite Athlete:
Serena Williams, Novack Djokavic

 

DREAM JOB:
Architect

 

 

 

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Tessa Flippin

 

Occupation:
Sports Marketing – Octagon

 

Memorable Sports Moment:
Winning state champ in the high jump as a high school junior

 

Favorite Coach and Teacher:
Lance Johnson – HS Basketball

 

Why Do You Mentor/ Why Are You Involved with UWG?
Want to give back because mentors have helped me along the way

 

Are Mentors Valuable To You?
Yes! It is always helpful to talk to someone who has been in your position

 

Favorite Movie:
Pride and prejudice – or other classic love stories

 

Favorite Book:
The Girl Who Played with Five

 

 

 

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La’Shaina Dickerson
Brooklyn College

 

Occupation:
Director of Special Projects – LIU Brooklyn

 

Memorable Sports Moment:
Being ranked in the NCAA Division I All Time Steals Leader

 

Favorite Coach and Teacher:
All were instrumental, but Robert “Rebel” Boyd is one of many.

 

Why Do You Mentor/ Why Are You Involved with UWG?
I mentor to give back to the community.  To help build future leaders of tomorrow.  I enjoy volunteering with UWG because I have an opportunity to work with youth who have a passion for sports.

 

Are Mentors Valuable To You?
Absolutely, everyone should be a mentor and play an instrumental role in impacting someone’s life.

 

Favorite Movie:
Life… Martin Lawrence, Eddie Murphy
Harlem Nights…Eddie Murphy

 

Favorite Book:
Bible

 

 

 

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Rodrick Seay
Florida A&M University

 

Occupation:
Project Manager – Liberty Mutual

 

Memorable Sports Moment:
1999 NCAA Tournament

 

Favorite Coach and Teacher:
High School Coach Ken Cannon

 

Why Do You Mentor/ Why Are You Involved with UWG?
I feel it’s important to give my time and knowledge to a student athlete that is following the same path that I took.

 

Are Mentors Valuable To You?
Of course

 

Favorite Movie:
Love Jones and Taxi Driver

 

Favorite Book:
The Alchemist

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Rebecca Richman
Rutgers

 

Occupation:
Examiner; CFPB

 

Memorable Sports Moment:
Elite 8 NCAA 2005 (Basketball)

 

Favorite Coach and Teacher:
C. Vivial Stringer

 

Why Do You Mentor/ Why Are You Involved with UWG?
I will find out soon enough

 

Are Mentors Valuable To You?
Absolutely

 

Favorite Movie:
Pulp Fiction and Hunger Games

 

Favorite Book:
The SocioPath Next Door and Stout

 

 

 

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Angie S
Syracuse University

 

Occupation:
Marketing Manager – 5 Hour Energy

 

Memorable Sports Moment:
My first perfect game

 

Favorite Coach and Teacher:
Coach – My dad
Teacher – Mike Veley

 

Why Do You Mentor/ Why Are You Involved with UWG?
I had such a great support system growing up and would not be where I am today without them.  I love being able to say thank you by paying it forward and positively impacting the lives of others.

 

Are Mentors Valuable To You?
Yes

 

Favorite Movie:
Remember the Titans and Miracle

 

Favorite Book:
Ice to the Eskimos

 

 

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Tiffany Ellzy
Brooklyn College

 

Occupation:
Marketing Professional

 

Memorable Sports Moment:
Scoring my 1,000 career point

 

Favorite Coach and Teacher:
I don’t have a favorite teacher or coach; I appreciate them all the same.  They were instrumental in shaping me through each stage of my life.

 

Why Do You Mentor/ Why Are You Involved with UWG?
I love sharing my experiences and helping to shape the minds and perspectives of younger people.  I also love learning from them.

 

Are Mentors Valuable To You?
Yes, mentors, used appropriately, are very valuable

 

Favorite Movie:
Too many to name

 

Favorite Book:
The bible