Incredibly, Aniya earned a wild card onto the Haitian taekwondo team after only taking the sport up four years ago! Aniya’s father Richard, who hails from Haiti, raves about the K12-powered curriculum that enabled his daughter to excel in both sport and school.
“GCA allowed Aniya to experience different countries and different cultures – we’ve gone to school in France and Spain through GCA. She has friends all around the world.”
After her Olympic adventure, Aniya is set to attend Georgia State with plans to become an oncologist.
Read more about this inspiring athlete’s Road to Rio on the K12 Corporate Blog and in the local news. Opening ceremonies are Friday, August 2, 2016 and we’ll be sure to keep you posted on Aniya’s quest for gold!