Ep 72: Leading By Example On and Off the Field: From Professional Soccer Player to Medical Student

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In this interview, we chat with Kody Wakasa, a former professional soccer player who traded in his cleats for a stethoscope and is now a medical student at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine.

Kody is a second year medical student from Burlingame, CA. He studied Biology while playing division I soccer at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. He then went on to play professionally in Arizona—two years with a second division team, Phoenix Rising FC, and two years with a third division team, FC Tucson. He is the oldest of four, enjoys the outdoors, and hanging out with family & friends.

Episode produced by: Rasa Valiauga and Jacqueline Tarsitano

Episode recording date: 9/12/2021