Four-time Pro Bowl player Brian Waters entered into George Solis' Spanish class thinking that he could catch a few z's before practice. Instead, he did quite the opposite. "I can remember times when I thought I had no energy left to concentrate," recalls the Kansas City Chiefs offensive guard. "In no time at all, my interest was piqued and I became engulfed in the lesson he taught."

By teaching Brian about the consequences of his actions and that he could either sleep his life away or make something of himself, Mr. Solis "woke up a sleeping giant."

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