July 2013

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Jai M Moore
Midwood High School

 

Current Sport:
Basketball

 

Favorite Coach and/or Teacher:
My favorite coach is my basketball, Mr. Mike Moore

 

Area Where Your Mentor Can Help You?
My mentor can help me keep focused in school and help me become the best athlete I can be.

 

Plan to Attend College / Favorite School?
Yes, I want to attend a Division One college but I’m not sure which one.

 

Favorite Movie:
Love and Basketball

 

Favorite Book:
Vaclav and Lena

 

Favorite Athlete:
Maya Moore

 

DREAM JOB:
To be a coach or a WNBA basketball player

 

 

 

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Tessa Flippin

 

Occupation:
Sports Marketing – Octagon

 

Memorable Sports Moment:
Winning state champ in the high jump as a high school junior

 

Favorite Coach and Teacher:
Lance Johnson – HS Basketball

 

Why Do You Mentor/ Why Are You Involved with UWG?
Want to give back because mentors have helped me along the way

 

Are Mentors Valuable To You?
Yes! It is always helpful to talk to someone who has been in your position

 

Favorite Movie:
Pride and prejudice – or other classic love stories

 

Favorite Book:
The Girl Who Played with Five

 

 

 

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Rodrick Seay
Florida A&M University

 

Occupation:
Project Manager – Liberty Mutual

 

Memorable Sports Moment:
1999 NCAA Tournament

 

Favorite Coach and Teacher:
High School Coach Ken Cannon

 

Why Do You Mentor/ Why Are You Involved with UWG?
I feel it’s important to give my time and knowledge to a student athlete that is following the same path that I took.

 

Are Mentors Valuable To You?
Of course

 

Favorite Movie:
Love Jones and Taxi Driver

 

Favorite Book:
The Alchemist

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Tiffany Ellzy
Brooklyn College

 

Occupation:
Marketing Professional

 

Memorable Sports Moment:
Scoring my 1,000 career point

 

Favorite Coach and Teacher:
I don’t have a favorite teacher or coach; I appreciate them all the same.  They were instrumental in shaping me through each stage of my life.

 

Why Do You Mentor/ Why Are You Involved with UWG?
I love sharing my experiences and helping to shape the minds and perspectives of younger people.  I also love learning from them.

 

Are Mentors Valuable To You?
Yes, mentors, used appropriately, are very valuable

 

Favorite Movie:
Too many to name

 

Favorite Book:
The bible