As a member of South Bronx United (SBU), for over seven years, Julian has grown from a precocious and extremely talented boy into an exceptional young man ready to leave his imprint on the world. Julian is extremely committed to his community. He came back to SBU every summer during his college years to assist in programs. As a current assistant coach on one of the travel teams, he has decided to pursue a career as an educator so he can give back to his community and those less fortunate. He has the spirit, intellect, and ability to thrive as a change maker in the South Bronx and beyond.
Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.
- Michael Johnson