Washington, DC

I've always been drawn to athletics—it's been a part of who I am since I can remember. From the age of 8, basketball was my passion, carrying me through college and eventually into a professional career overseas. I spent memorable years playing in Ireland, Germany, and even embarked on a tour in China. However, a setback in the form of a patellar tendon rupture forced me to reevaluate my path.

As I underwent surgery and focused on rebuilding my strength, something unexpected happened. People started asking me about my recovery journey, intrigued by the progress I was making. It was then that I discovered a newfound passion for helping others through their fitness struggles. With the world grappling with the challenges of Covid, I made the decision to pivot and channel my energy into becoming a certified trainer, determined to empower others on their quest to be their best selves.

Over the past two years, I've had the privilege of guiding over 100 individuals on their fitness journeys. It's been an incredibly rewarding experience to witness their transformations and share in their successes. Fitness has not only become a livelihood for me but also a calling—a way to make a positive impact on the lives of others.

Engaging with the fitness community has been a revelation. Meeting like-minded individuals, all striving for personal growth and excellence, has been both inspiring and motivating. It's a testament to the power of fitness to bring people together and foster a sense of camaraderie and support.

For me, fitness is more than just a job; it's a mission. I often find myself saying that I'm doing God's work because I have the privilege of helping people build self-confidence, cultivate self-love, and become the best versions of themselves. It's a responsibility I cherish and approach with dedication and passion.

Looking ahead, my goal is simple: to continue making a positive impact in the lives of those who entrust me with their fitness journey. Each day presents an opportunity to inspire, motivate, and uplift others, and I'm committed to embracing that challenge with open arms.

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