I Believe I Can Do What I Want

Khoa - Austin, Texas
Entered on April 7, 2008
Age Group: Under 18

I know I’m pretty smart. I can do whatever I set my mind to. I believe I can. I do what I want, when I want. I strive for my dreams and don’t settle for anything less. I have everything planned out, what I’m going to be when I grow up in the future, what I want to wear when I get married, and do what’s best for me and my family. I know plans change but for now this is what is motivating me.

I’ll get good grades when I want because I believe I can. I’ll listen to my teacher on a good day. I try my best to study when I have the time to. I like to sit at my desk; with my radio blaring, my neighbors can even hear it. I like to listen to soul music so that I can concentrate more on my work.

I know I’m a good son, and a good brother. Every one makes mistakes but, family always forgives. I like to share my difficulties with my family, especially my sister Lien Nguyen (That’s her real name.) I believe every wrong you’ve done would always be forgotten when you have family on your side. That’s why family comes first.

I believe I can be annoying when I want. It makes life more fun, and puts a smile on people’s faces… well some people’s faces. I hate it when it’s quiet so I try to heat up the scene. Doing so, I will crack jokes out of no where, and be a total fool in front of any one just to make them smile, especially my family and my girlfriend.

I can choose my friends. I would rather have reliable friends than fake friends who are just popular. I would rather be out than in, being in means being with the “in crowd.” That’s just too much drama to handle. I’m a people person, and try to get along with every one. If there is someone who tries to bring drama I’m not going to let them bring me down because it takes more than just a hater.

I believe I’m not perfect. I don’t always get along with certain people, make good grades all the time, and consider myself popular. I know friends come and go. I do know that I hurt people’s feelings, but I don’t realize it until I think it over again. Sorry I can’t be perfect, but I like the way I am.

Love is what almost every body experiences. This relates to me. It’s been a year and I believe we can still go on. I know I can be a total idiot for once in a while like I said, I’m not perfect.

I believe I can do what I want. All I need is a little bit of motivation from my girlfriend and family. I do what I please but I think twice about the consequences. I can do what I want but I am aware if you do the crime you have to do the time.