McKinley Erickson

McKinley Erickson

"Just train." ~Joe Raygor

My Origin, Interests, and Goals.

I was brought into this world at a hospital in Osceola, Wisconsin by my beautiful, hard working mother Kate, with a little help from my strict, yet loving father Rich. My ma was just finishing cosmetology school, while my father was just putting his military career as a marine to rest. The moment I was born, I was hauled to our nice town house in the village of Dresser, where I would start my journey. Ever since I was a toddler, I loved to be outside doing something, whether that be running around town with my neighborhood brothers or playing sports in the front yard. Growing up, my favorite sport was soccer. I loved playing soccer up until the 5th grade when I discovered football. I was a late starter, but soon I would fall in love with the sport. I still remember my first full pad contact and my first ever touchdown in a real football game. Ever since I hit the gridiron, I only strived to improve and become the best I can be. To this day I'm still working hard with one goal in mind; to play college football. Academically, I'm not the most gifted, however, since freshman year I've made a lot of improvements with my attitude towards school, and how I use my time outside of school. Don't get me wrong though, it's definitely not all work no play. I do prioritize school and homework, but when I finish up my daily assignments, I like to spend time with my friends. A tipical activity you can find the boys and I participating in is the consumption of a large amount of food at a local cafe. It's always fun hanging out with my friends, even on days where we just sit around and talk, but I do need to start focusing on my future. As of right now, I'm really interested in athletic training as a proffesion. After highschool, I don't really have an exact destination, but I have visited a couple colleges including St. Thomas and the UW-Lacross, which are both really nice schools with great programs. I have also had the opportunity to take a glimpse at the University of Minnesota's football program which is absolutely undiscribable.

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Till my good is better, and my better is best. ~Tim Duncan