Sarah Wainwright - Alabama Interview by Claire Plath Nomination by Jennifer Wainwright Images by Stacy Jay Photography Inspiring Teens Magazine – Issue 23
The Nomination:Sarah Wainwright is not your average teenager. She is the most considerate, always thinking of others first, person you will ever meet. She is a strong Christian girl who reads her bible and does devotions daily. She is always trying to figure out how to help someone else. She is passionate about what she wants and strives to give more than 100% in everything she does in school with grades and sports. She always tries to do the right thing in every situation.
In what way has your faith impacted how you live your life? My faith has impacted my life by changing my way of thinking and helps me choose whether to do certain things or not. I am not perfect, but my faith has helped me face temptations and turn the other way.
How does your faith in Jesus strive you to be a better person? I always give 110% at everything I do. I try to treat people the way I would want to be treated. I try to be a positive influence on social media by putting bible verses up or encouraging quotes so people can see them and have a change in their heart or just make them feel happy when they are sad and to know that they are loved. What are some ways you strengthen your faith daily? Every night I read a daily devotional and then I like to mark the things I find important or that stand out to me. Then I like to mark the bible verse from the devotion in my bible.
What advice would you give to someone who wants to be where you are today? Always work hard in everything you do even if you’re the only one trying because it will work out in the long run. Never give up!
How do you keep yourself organized with everything you have on your plate? I am a very organized person and I am always on top of everything.
Pizza or Tacos? Soda or Water? Cats or Dogs? Pizza soda dogs
3 Things on your bucket list 1. Play in the FIFA World Cup 2. Go to Hawaii 3. Go to Disney Land in Paris
Image by Jeb Wainwright
When did you start playing soccer and how did you get interested in playing it? I started playing soccer in the 8th grade. My friend encouraged me to play so I decided to try it out. When I played my first game, I realized that I loved it and wanted to play forever.
What type of dance is your favorite and how did you first get involved with dance? My favorite type of dance would have to be Hip Hop or jazz. My mom first put me in dance when I was 2 years old and I stopped dancing at 14 years old to pursue soccer. While I was in dance I participated in many competitions and I got to dance at Disney World and perform in The Russian Nutcracker Ballet.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years/what are your plans for the future? Playing college soccer and working to be an athletic trainer.
Sarah will be featured in Issue 23 of Inspiring Teens Magazine!