The Breakfast Buzz - Cristian Roldan

The Breakfast Buzz - Cristian Roldan

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The Breakfast Buzz - Cristian Roldan


Introducing … Cristian Roldan

School: El Rancho High (Pico Rivera, Calif.)

Sport: Boys Soccer

Year: Class of 2013

My dream job, outside of being a professional athlete, would be….Managing a pro athlete

If you’d see my iPod, you’d find … The Weeknd, Drake, and Kid Cudi

I currently drive a … Soccer mom kind of car, a minivan

Someday, I’d like to be driving a
… Range Rover

The best part of my hometown is … Everyone knows everyone

My dream city to be living in 10 years from now is … Calabasas, Calif.

The ultimate compliment is when I get compared with … Andrés Iniesta

If I could be teammates with one pro athlete in any sport, it’d be … Xavier Hernández

If I could meet anybody, it would be … Lionel Messi

The websites I couldn’t live without are …

The greatest meal ever is … Lasagna

Best movie of all-time is … Limitless

My can’t-miss TV show is … Wilfred

My favorite pro team is … Barcelona FC

Worst thing about pro sports is … Bad publicity

Best uniforms in sports belong to … Manchester City FC

One thing my coach always says that I’ll never forget … Appreciate the little things in life

I will consider myself a success when I … Become a pro or have a striving career

If I won the lottery, the first thing I’d buy is … A house for my parents

If I could tell one person thanks, it would be … My high school coach, Dominic Picon For … So much knowledge on the field and advice for life.

– Adam Lazarus

For more on Cristian Roldan, who is one of 12 candidates for the Gatorade National Athlete of the Year award, check out his Q&A with Adam Lazarus

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Today marks the start of the prestigious Nike Peach Jam in South Carolina and it never fails; someone will emerge and earn a scholarship that they wouldn’t otherwise have gotten over these next few days.

That’s crazy to me; in an awesome sort of way.

Every year some guy that we’ve never heard of balls out of control over the summer at a big tournament and all of a sudden he’s being courted by everyone in the country.

That’s the cool part about the exposure that AAU offers.


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