Meet Alexis Stempien.
We graduated the same high school; only, she was a year ahead of me. She unsurprisingly came out at the top of her class, and went on to take on the world in neuroscience. While we were never close friends, she was always a peer-inspiration of mine, because, every teacher, parent, and classmate of mine knew her for her countless talents and successes.
In this video, she talks about combing her 10 year old dreams with the ambition of a college students. This is the exact kind of attitude that earned her years of applause in high school, and why I continue to applaud her today.
After watching this video, I find myself inspired to challenge my own decisions. And I hope it inspires you, as well.