Child Survivor Achieves His Dream

Senior year of high school is very stressful – applying to colleges, deciding which one to attend, maintaining grades, saying by to friends, and makes a major transition. For high school student, Brian Quintero, he was also pursuing his dream. This week, Quintero has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete with the UC Aggies in 2015.

Quintero fell in love with soccer at a very young age. His family resided at Good Shepherd Shelter when he was a young child. Everyone at Good Shepherd Shelter knew his love for two things – soccer and animals. Even at a very young age, Quintero knew he wanted to be a soccer player and go to college to become a veterinarian.

At Good Shepherd Shelter, we emphasize the importance of giving every child the opportunity to dream big. They visit college campuses, spend time with college volunteers and are exposed to as many different opportunities to let their imaginations run wild. There is no limit to what children who have witnessed domestic violence can achieve.  With love, support and healing for the whole family, they are able to break the cycle of violence and have success wherever they go.

We are so happy for him and his family for this great accomplishment and wish him the best of luck in all his endeavors. Go Aggies! 

Aggies add Quintero to 2015 signing class