College athletes represent the universities school spirit, dedication, and athletic ability. They are the group that brings the university together to create the school spirit that shines through each and every student. It is because of their determination, motivation, and love of the sport that the student body at the University of Kentucky can wear CATS proudly across their chests. It is easy to depict the student athletes as they walk through campus with knee braces, bandaged ankles, basketballs, and of course UK blue backpacks. It is common to believe that college athletes are attending college for the sports aspect. However, there is more behind the their sports life than most people do not know. They must have efficient time management skills and make personal sacrifices while trying to beat the common stereotypes.