In this article we tell you more about student-athlete Didi Steenhuis, in addition, at the bottom of this article you will find the video in which Didi tells more about herself.

Sports: Tennis
Entry semester: Fall 2023

18-year-old Didi has been attending the tennis court since she was six years old. Both her parents were playing tennis fanatically so the choice to play tennis was quickly made for Didi. She soon started practicing eight times a week and began winning more and more matches. The high school Didi went to was sufficient for athletes. She was able to get a bilingual education here. She chose this to pursue her dream: to study and play sports in the USA.

Didi is a spontaneous and extroverted person who is quick with making new friends. She can be described as reliable, open-minded and always open to learning new things.

As an athlete, Didi will never give up. She had a two-year injury in which she lost both herself and her game. During this period, she thought about quitting. But she didn’t. Her dream was still to go on to an American college to play tennis. She will always keep fighting to be the best she can be.

In America, therefore, she wants to bring out the best version of herself. She sees a lot of potential through the many training sessions that will come.

“I am really motivated to make a difference”

Didi Steenhuis

Would you like to see more about Didi? Check out the video below where she introduces herself!