Published On: Thu, Feb 7th, 2013

Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Beatriz “Gigi” Fernández

fernandezhurrah“When I was growing up in Puerto Rico, there was no female athlete I could look at and say, ‘I want to be like her. That drove me harder to succeed and become that role model for the girls coming up behind me.”

–    Beatriz “Gigi” Fernández, Puerto Rican tennis player. Olympic Gold Medal winner. Member of International Tennis Hall of Fame.

“Latino Quote Of The Day”™ is curated by Bobby Gonzalez.

Bobby González is a nationally known multicultural motivational speaker, storyteller and poet. Born and raised in  the South Bronx, New York City, he grew up in a bicultural environment. Bobby draws on his Native American (Taino) and Latino (Puerto Rican) roots to offer a unique repertoire of discourses, readings and performances that celebrates his indigenous heritage.

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Beatriz “Gigi” Fernández