Here’s a dose of inspiration.
Johnny Ortiz, a senior at Brighton High School in Massachusetts, is one of the best basketball guards in the state. He led his team to a state championship earlier this year.
He’s hoping his basketball skills will open the door to college, a place neither of his parents went.
“I’m always thinking, ‘you gotta go somewhere. You gotta take your family out of the hood,'” he tells the Boston Globe.
No college has extended an offer to him yet.
Johnny Ortiz, basketball star, is 5 feet 3 inches tall.
You’ve got to watch the full documentary. You won’t spend a better nine minutes, 23 seconds today.