Maxwel Barainca (he/him)

Class of 2021 | President of Student Athlete Advisory Committee | Captain Men's Soccer Team

Max Barainca

Leadership is being there for the people that you are supposed to lead. It does not put you above your club members or teammates; it only means that when they need help you are there for them.

What does leadership mean to you?

Leadership is being there for the people that you are supposed to lead. It does not put you above your club members or teammates; it only means that when they need help you are there for them.

What quote inspires your leadership style?

“You can do what I cannot do. I can do what you cannot do. Together we can do great things.”

—Mother Teresa

Who is someone you respect who models social responsibility as a leader and why?

I respect Andrew Yang a lot. Even after a failed presidential campaign, he has worked hard and used some of the connections he made while running to help get struggling families financial relief during this pandemic.