Cavalier Corner

October 2015

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IT STARTS WITH YOU THE PATH TO SUCCESS Academics Preparation Competition Service Graduation Lifelong Success ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ ▼ Graduating from the University of Virginia is a life-changing event that opens many doors. However, that statement doesn't even begin to explain how much Daquan Romero's time at the University has done for the former football player and current graduate assistant for the team. The two-year starter and four-time letterwin- ner at linebacker enrolled early at UVa after his career ended at Phoebus High in Hampton, Va., and admits the jump — academically and athletically — was significant from the prep level to college. However, Virginia also provided Romero with plenty of resources to keep him on track from the beginning. He noted a big key was starting his college career off with a 2.7 grade-point average. He knew if he didn't get it done in the classroom, ACADEMICS Romero is a graduate assistant coach with the football team while pursuing his masters de- gree in athletic administration.

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