Gisselle Peña – Connecticut Nomination & Photography by RRD Photography Issue 72 of Inspiring Teens Magazine
Nomination: Gisselle Pena is the epitome of an inspiring teen. Gigi is an all star athlete that dedicates her time and energy to soccer and basketball. With soccer being her main sport of choice, she excels and dominates the field. She will one day play as pro athlete. With Gigi being excellent at her sport, I would be remiss if I didn't mention her academics. Gigi also focuses her time on her studies. This shows from her outstanding status as an honor roll student. Gigi is a leader and has a very bright future. What inspiring things about you does your nomination not cover? I love traveling with my family and soccer team. Even though my school and soccer schedule keep me busy I always find time for my family and my friends and volunteering especially at my childhood summer camp. I look forward to playing D1 and going Pro.
What else would you like to talk about? My friendships and my family are very important to me they are always there for me & they always encourage me.
What do you feel passionate about or could talk about forever? I could talk about soccer forever. It has taught me about hard work, leadership, teamwork and its a sport that brings people together. No matter where my family and I go on vacation my dad and I always find a place and people to play soccer with.
How did you find your photographer, RRD Photography? What was your experience like? What did you love most about it? My photographer has been a very close friend of my moms for many years. She's an amazing photographer and she made my experience great. She made sure I was comfortable and that I enjoyed myself. What I loved the most is that she made it fun and we laughed the whole time.
Look for Gisselle in issue 72 of Inspiring Teens Magazine!