KJ says that the drills are different and often confusing, and often not delivered in his native tongue (English). Pay attention and do your best, that’s all you can ask of yourself on such a grand stage. KJ is #99 and can be seen in this video at times 0:58 and 1:48.
KJ settles in for his first day at the Nike Global Finals. He texted to say that it was challenging, but he’s hanging in there. He also said that he needs to pay more attention in Spanish class 😉
In a tryout consisting of some of Hawaii’s best amateur soccer players, KJ was chosen as the one boy to represent Hawaii at the U.S. Finals at the Nike headquarters in Portland, Oregon.