Brief description of yourself*
I am 26 years old, I graduated from James Madison University in 2019. I am a Branch Manager in Manhattan for Enterprise Car rental. I grew up in Fairfield Connecticut with my parents, grand mother and younger brother. I was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor when I was 16 and I have had 2 brain surgeries, radiation and chemo. I have been on a maintenance medication for 7 years. when I try to go off the meds my tumor returns. I also have epilepsy due to the tumors location.
Sports you have played or are interested in starting*
I was a competitive cheerleader in high school. I have always worked out and recently have been enjoying running. I ran in the New York half in March and i am running another half in April 20224.
What are your health and wellness goals?
*Regular work outs at the gym have made a huge difference for me. Running helps my brain to focus and stay alert throughout my work day. I need to keep fit because I have side effects form my
medications, fatigue, dizziness and bloating. A regular daily work out helps battle the ill effects of the treatment and my epilepsy.
How will this grant help you reach your goals?*
I feel if I am able to join a gym like Equinox I will have all the equipment i need in a safe environment. There are Equinox branches in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Fairfield.
Personal motto or favorite quote?*
Top 3 songs on your playlist? *
Vampire by Olivia Rodrigo, Stronger by Kelly Clarkson, and Flowers by Miley Cyrus
Favorite hobby? *
Running and traveling
Who is your role model or person you admire most?*
If applicable, where did you attend college?
How do you raise the bar?*
I try to perseveres get the best of me. I every day and not let my medical is strive to enjoy my life, travel and be with friend and family.