Athletes Pursuing ‘Exceptionality’ 

In the first video, athletes discuss the character traits and personal attributes contributing to their athletic success.

14-year-old Pursuing ‘Exceptionality’ as a Computer Programmer

In the second video, a 14-year-old college student talks about his passion for computer programming and his overall passion for learning. Through both videos, one can imagine the types of honors and awards that would be listed on the résumés of the professional athletes and on Santiago’s pertaining to their respective areas of exceptionality. However, in both areas—athletics and computer programming—you can witness the commitment to their pursuit of becoming exceptionally accomplished.

As you complete the Narrative – Unpacking My Résumé, consider areas where you have, or could develop, exceptionality through hard work and sustained effort.