With the school year in the books, a select group of Plano East athletes await season kickoffs with their new teams. After years of keeping their eyes on the ball, they’ve finally scored by signing onto college sports and launching their careers as professional athletes.
Football player Dunia Ilundu earned a full-ride scholarship to Lamar University, a Div. I school. The wide receiver played since elementary school before realizing he could turn his hobby into a profession. At the start of his freshman year, Ilundu made it his mission to advance to college football.
By Sevval Erenkol, PESH Prints writer