July 2014 Student Spotlight

Nabiha Jiwani, University of San Francisco


High School: Dougherty High School; San Ramon, CA
JK Center: Santa Clara
College Attending in the fall: University of San Francisco
High School Activities:
Founder of “She’s All That” club
Varsity Lacrosse captain
Science Alliance Mentor
UNICEF Logistics Coordinator

Extracurricular Activities:
E-Soccer Coach
Youth Team leader
San Ramon Youth Basketball coach
Tufts Medical Center intern
Attended National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine at UC Berkeley

Favorite Hobby:?Playing Lacrosse, hanging out with friends, going to concerts, and food!
Favorite Quote:?“Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.” ?– Ronald Reagan

What during high school best helped you achieve success?:
“I believe it was my activities. ?Aside from grades, which are definitely important, getting a feel for what you like and trying new things, then sticking with those activities you enjoy and growing from those experiences was huge for me.”

What advice do you have for incoming/current high school students to succeed?
“Do well in school and don’t slack off. ?Try hard and understand your limits. ?Don’t be afraid to try new and seemingly bizarre things because that’s what will make you unique.”

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