Krysten Muir grew up around football. When she made it to high school she decided she would stop watching and get on the field. She pushed past the haters to become the first girl in Arizona to play in a state championship football game. She has dreams of playing football in college.
This video was produced for I Am Sport– a video series I helped create in the USA Today Sports network celebrating inspiring young athletes. I Am Sport celebrates young athletes across all sports by telling their stories of commitment, sacrifice, triumph, defeat and perseverance in their own voices.