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David Ordim

David Ordim is the youngest in a family of five. David and his family moved to the U.S. from Nigeria in 2017, facing a new life and country. In middle school, while adapting to a new home and country, David received awards for his participation in soccer, science, and Spanish. As High School approached, his attention transferred to football and track where he was a leader in athletic ability and character. 

David will graduate in May of 2023 as a student-athlete from Northbrook High School. He plans to attend the University of Houston where he will pursue his dream career as a Civil Engineer. When he is not in school and playing his respective sports, he enjoys being able to play soccer with his friends.  

What does this scholarship mean to you?

This scholarship means a lot to me. It has given me an opportunity to attend college without any financial worries.  

Who is your role model?

My role model is my mom because she has stuck by my side and supports every decision I make.  

What is your favorite sports memory?

My favorite sports memory must be playing my first game back from a major injury.  

“Diversity remains an important aspect of my life and it taught me a lot of things, I would never trade it for acceptance”  

- David Ordim

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