Brazilian Student Jardel at Torrance High School in California

"One of the reasons that I chose America is because I love football. The coaches helped me a lot, and my teammates were really nice to me. We practiced 3 - 4 hours each day, you just created a relationship with them. It was like a family."

Jardel from Brazil who was new to football took pride in receiving the title J.V. Rookie of the Year. "It's something I will remember forever!"