Yesenia Palacios
Yesenia Palacios
Height: 5-8
Year: Frosh
High School: Long Beach Wilson / Long Beach (CA)
Major: Anthropology

Whittier College: Attended the school, but did not play tennis…..

Long Beach Wilson HS: Voted the team’s Most Valuable Player as a senior and junior and was their team captain as a senior… Earned the Best Spirit Award her sophomore season… Spent three seasons on the tennis team…..

Personal: Most memorable moments were her doubles match in the Moore League Finals as a senior and her singles match against Long Beach Poly High… Is working on a minor in film and would like to transfer to Hampton University, Howard University, UCLA or Cal State Los Angeles… Aspires to be a documentarian and a filmmaker… Her father was a professional soccer player who played for several MLS teams, as well as in China… He was known as Shaka Palacios… Her brother Denilson (21) plays soccer for Club Deportivo Athletico Huila in Colombia… Hobbies include listening to music… Currently has a YouTube channel called Nia Palace… Nicknamed “Nia”… Is the daughter of Gutti and Alejandra Palacios… Was raised in Colombia… Born in Miami, FL on October 20, 1999…..

Favorite Athlete: Gaël Monfils                          Favorite Movie:  “Kill Pill”
Favorite Food:  Patacon con Hogao                   Favorite TV Show:  “The Fall”
Favorite Book: “The New Human Rights Movement”