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Emily Oberst

EMILY OBERST

 

HOMETOWN: 
Brookfield, WI

College of Enrollment
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Major
College of Applied Health Science, Sport Management Concentration

Projected Graduation Semester and Year
May 2020

Current age and age upon graduation:
Currently 19 and will be 21 when I graduate

 

 

 

 

HERO STRENGTHS
Ewing Sarcoma bone cancer survivor, Member of Team USA Women’s wheelchair basketball team, strong, motivated, determined, outgoing

HERO WEAKNESSES:  
Netflix, cheesecake, football

PASSIONS/HOBBIES
Wheelchair basketball, Golf

Top 3 life goals

  1. Working for an NFL, NBA, NHL or MLB sports team
  2. Backpacking in Europe
  3. Visit Australia

 

Biggest take-away(s) from your cancer experience.
Appreciate the little things in life and live in the moment. You never know when something is going to change in your life that impacts you in a profound way.

 

Words to live by. 
For Cancer Survivors:  Cancer can create opportunities you didn’t see coming – tackle them like you did with cancer
Every day words: Seize every opportunity.

 



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