Get to Know Pablo Herrera
Pablo Herrera is a golf advisor at USP. In an interview, he was nice enough to share his story.
After being with USP for 2 years, Pablo explains how every student has made an impact on his life. He also talked about his passion towards sports and towards helping others achieve their goals. Here at USP, that is what we aim to do: help others towards their goals. We are so happy to have someone on our team that incorporates this mission so well. Keep reading to learn more about Pablo.
USP: Tell us about your background. Where are you from? Where did you grow up?
Pablo: I was born in Mexico City, but I moved to Queretaro (a city two hours north of Mexico City) when I was 13 years old.
USP: Where did you go to college?
Pablo: I went to college at Tec de Monterrey (ITESM) in Queretaro.
USP: Who have been your strongest influences in life?
Pablo: Definitely my wife and my parents. They have always supported me in any path or decision I make.
USP: What led you to this career?
Pablo: I have always been very passionate about sports. I was a very active kid so I was always practing sports.
USP: How did you end up at USP?
Pablo: I had always something to do with Golf, I played as an student athlete in college and then I became the Assistant Coach of the team.
One day a good friend of my dad (Greogrio Hidalgo) approached me and told me that he could see how passionate I was in supporting others to develop their golf carreers and they talked to me about USP. Since the first time I heard of USP, I just wanted to be part of the team.
USP: How long have you been at USP and what has been your proudest experience since working with us?
Pablo: It’s going to be two years now. I believe that every meeting with our student athletes makes me proud. As long as we are walking together towards our goal it always makes me proud.
USP: What is the main mistake you see in the recruiting process?
Pablo: I think the main mistake is that families start the recruiting process too late. It pays off to start the process with time.
USP: Is there any student or client that you’ve worked with that has had a lasting impression on you?
Pablo: I think that all of the student athletes I’ve work with. All of them are unique and have great qualities. I always admire when they show proactivity and maturity especially at such a young age.
USP: What is your most important advice for a student and for the parents?
Pablo: Start the process with time and always work hard for what you want to achieve.