Aaron Herrera

Aaron Herrera

Sports journalist

Milestones

Milestones

My road in life took a while to figure out.
Attended a public school in kinder, but it wasn't for me, so I left and enrolled in a private school
Enrolled in private school in Imperial Beach, CA named St. Charles
Made life-long relationships which helped me get to the place I am today
Then my grandmother passed away in middle school which made me lose faith in myself and my religion
Got to Mater Dei and started playing football which made me fall in love with sports
Enrolled in a entrepreneurship class which will help me make connections to get where I want to be
Keep following my journey
Education

Education

highschool
High School
Mater Dei Catholic
Career

Career

Sports journalist

I write sports related articles and interview athletes

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Journalism
Journalism
Sports
Sports
Being Creative
Being Creative

Day to Day

They would see me getting a lot of work done while having fun at the same time.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Some skills that are needed to do my work are to have great social skills, being able to socialize and make connections with many different types of people. You would also need to be a good and experienced writer.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

The best first step would be to enroll in a journalism class if it is offered at your school.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

Hurdles

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Parents:

""You cant make a living off of that" "Thats not a good career to pursue""

Block out the noise, and keep on going