As the little fish in a big pond, freshman Tony Esquivel’s life has rarely been easy.
His determination is visible, his motivation is apparent and his passion is easily seen when you hear Esquivel talk about his sport — basketball.
“I’ve been passionate about basketball since the fourth grade,” Esquivel said. “It just stuck with me and it means a lot; it calms me.”
Esquivel’s basketball career all started back at a young age.
“I was at daycare and I…