Jordan Fields – Pittsburgh Track and Field

What has track meant to you and taught you? While challenging myself physically and participating in athletic competitions has been rewarding, my greatest takeaway from track and field and the student-athlete lifestyle are the life lessons I learned along the way. Being a track and field athlete at a competitive high school and at theContinue reading “Jordan Fields – Pittsburgh Track and Field”

Steven Enoch – Louisville Basketball

Basketball means the world to me, and one of the most important things it has taught me is how to work hard and trust the process of constant improvement. Sports have an impact on everyone who watches and plays. My hope for the future of equality in sports is for the world to be moreContinue reading “Steven Enoch – Louisville Basketball”

Bryce Owens – New Mexico Basketball

I became a collegiate basketball player because the love I have for the game of basketball is extremely abundant. I knew I did not want my basketball career to end after high school and it has never been something I needed to think about. The goal was to get a scholarship to play Division 1Continue reading “Bryce Owens – New Mexico Basketball”

Darryll Stinson – Central Michigan Football

“Never let a bad day make you think you have a bad life.  One relationship. One opportunity. One thought can change your life. Hang in there. You may just be ONE step away from a brand new life.” “Watching my teammates Antonio Brown, and Eric Fisher (the #1 pick in 2013 draft) and other professionalContinue reading “Darryll Stinson – Central Michigan Football”

Peyton St. George – Duke Softball

“There isn’t one solid defining moment of my career that I felt like has defined me. Yet, my freshman year of college was one of the most challenging years of my life just because when I lost my identity in softball, I also lost my identity as a person. It took a long time forContinue reading “Peyton St. George – Duke Softball”

Thomas Booker – Stanford Football

“I was interested in Stanford for a long time. Originally, it wasn’t even about football for me. In middle school I was very much into technology and was a huge nerd when it came to mobile technology. I’d ask myself ‘Who is making these apps?’ and I kept seeing that it was Stanford grads. AtContinue reading “Thomas Booker – Stanford Football”

Shyheim Wright – Pittsburgh Track and Field

“Track has been everything to me in terms of how I carry myself as a man and how I look at things now. Track is different than other sports, with the fact that, when you’re out there, you are by yourself. Your performance is based on how you’ve prepared before the race and how youContinue reading “Shyheim Wright – Pittsburgh Track and Field”

Candace Martin – Alabama State Volleyball

“Without volleyball I am not quite sure where I would be. Volleyball has played such a vital role in my life for so long, that it is hard to think about life without it. Volleyball has been my saving grace. As a young Black girl growing up in the inner city of Memphis, TN whereContinue reading “Candace Martin – Alabama State Volleyball”

Haley Cruse – Oregon Softball

“Softball has instilled so many qualities in me that benefit me both on and off the field. The most important thing it has taught me is how to deal with adversity and how to respond to failure. Growing up, I was a perfectionist who was very afraid of failure. Softball has shown me that theContinue reading “Haley Cruse – Oregon Softball”

Antiesha Brown – New Mexico Basketball

“Honestly, I just remember bumping into the middle school, seventh grade girl’s basketball coach, and he had never seen me before. We had just moved from Turkey and in Europe, soccer is the big deal. If you weren’t playing soccer, you weren’t doing anything great with yourself at all.I was taller than the other girlsContinue reading “Antiesha Brown – New Mexico Basketball”

Yolett “Coach Yo” McCuin – Ole Miss Women’s Basketball

“Basketball became a passion for me from a very young age because of my father.  He was a HS basketball coach and one night after a Championship game his team lost the game; when the gym cleared out I vividly remember him crying like a baby.  I had to be like 6 or 7 becauseContinue reading “Yolett “Coach Yo” McCuin – Ole Miss Women’s Basketball”

Ari Morgan – Howard Soccer

“Soccer has meant everything to me. If it weren’t for a miscellaneous AYSO flyer tucked away in my kindergarten backpack, I wouldn’t have met some of my greatest friends or thought of attending college outside of my small home state of Oklahoma. Because of soccer, I was able to attend an elite boarding school andContinue reading “Ari Morgan – Howard Soccer”

Jayda Bagstad – Hamline Track & Field

“I did not know if I wanted to continue athletics when I started looking at colleges. Little did I know I was actually getting recruited by several Midwest schools at all different levels. It was shocking to me because I did not think I was good enough to compete at the collegiate level. I rememberContinue reading “Jayda Bagstad – Hamline Track & Field”

Destiny Thomas – Clemson Basketball

“Basketball has meant the most to me. Basketball has provided me with SO many opportunities. I’ve been able to travel the world, meet so many amazing people, and create bonds that will last a lifetime. Basketball has shown me how to be resilient.” “An obstacle that I’ve had to overcome throughout my career would beContinue reading “Destiny Thomas – Clemson Basketball”

Altia Anderson – Marquette Basketball

“When I think of basketball my mind starts to go through all the memories, lessons and great people it has brought me that I am forever grateful for. The experiences our sports bring us has no limit in what it teaches us. My sport has led me to some very critical learning points that IContinue reading “Altia Anderson – Marquette Basketball”

Derrick Gordon – Seton Hall Basketball

“I tried a number of different sports growing up.  Basketball was the sport that kind of stuck. I went to one of the top rated high schools in the country at the time, St. Patrick’s High School, and played alongside Kyrie Irving. I was one of the top players in the country in my class.Continue reading “Derrick Gordon – Seton Hall Basketball”

Scotty Pippen Jr – Vanderbilt Basketball

“Some obstacles I’ve had to overcome would be trying to deal with people hating on me because of my dad or just setting me at a higher standard because of him. This is something I’ve dealt with my whole life though.” “My advice to younger players would be just to know how short your windowContinue reading “Scotty Pippen Jr – Vanderbilt Basketball”

Untold Athletes Launches New Logo and Discusses Plans For Future

We are excited to announce the new Untold Athletes logo and share with you our vision for the future. Over the last few months we have witnessed that telling stories is empowering. It takes courage to be vulnerable, but that courage comes back tenfold. By giving voice to your stories, we have created a communityContinue reading “Untold Athletes Launches New Logo and Discusses Plans For Future”

Hank Bethel – Bucknell Lacrosse

“I’ve been playing lacrosse for 16 years. Team sports have always taught me valuable lessons of hard work, empathy, and leadership. Through lacrosse, I’ve made a lot of friends across the country, at every level. I’ve been blessed with opportunities to coach and train younger players. I’ve played with kids from all walks of lifeContinue reading “Hank Bethel – Bucknell Lacrosse”