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Javier Vaz-Baseball

Posted by on Friday, May 20, 2022 in Student-Athletes of the Month.

Javier Vaz
Medicine, Health & Society

Why did you choose to attend Vanderbilt?

I chose to attend Vanderbilt for the prestigious education, baseball program, and competitive environment.

What are your career goals?

My goal is to become a professional baseball player.

What does it take to be academically successful at Vanderbilt?

To be successful at Vanderbilt, you need to maintain good habits. You must have time-management skills.

How do you manage your demanding schedule?

I manage my schedule by staying within my routine and maintaining my good habits.

What is your ritual before taking a test?

I don’t have one.

Who do you consider to be an unsung hero in your academic success at Vanderbilt? And Why?

My unsung hero in my academic success would have to be my mom because she kept pushing me to be my best in the classroom.

Favorite quote?

“If you are juiceless, you are useless” – Walker Grisanti