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I’m Felipe Martinez, a Bay Area native and a graduate student for the Sport Management program at the University of San Francisco. I am excited to start my blog journey on Medium with SportIn Global as a Sales and Customer Service Intern. My hobbies include sports banter, video games, sports podcasts, card games, and sometimes cooking. Each one gives me a chance to improve myself in a fun and interesting way, which should always be a goal for everyone.

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I want to share my fascination for American sports and how its business creates opportunity for professionals and aspiring students like me. I feel that Sport Management is a continuously changing field that any competitive business man or woman can appreciate. For me, I’ve always enjoyed sports. I grew up a die-hard Dallas Cowboys fan searching through each player’s stats and collecting football cards. My sports role models were DeMarcus Ware, Barry Bonds, and Mike Bibby because they each embodied a competitive spirit that no other player could match at the time. At a young age, I modeled my attitude, swagger, and mental toughness through these amazing athletes. I was involved in soccer, football, and basketball, while earning straight A’s. I had a competitive drive that matched my work ethic, but I lost it when I had a season ending injury during my senior year of football. …

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Felipe Martinez

First Generation College Graduate, Bay Area Native , and Intern for SportIn Global