Villanova University is one of the schools near the top of his list.
“We have liked many of the schools we have visited and always appreciate the time they take to show us around,” said Ortega. But “Colgate and Villanova made the most impact on us as a family.”
He was also quick to praise his hometown.
“My community is great,” Ortega said. “Our Red Raider tradition is strong, and it is fun to be a part of. I grew up playing in all of the Coatesville sports leagues. I am proud to be from Coatesville!”
Ortega also emphasized how big an influence his parents have had on his life. They taught him to do the right thing no matter what, and have always been there for him.
“They mean the world to me,” he said.
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