Rising Star: Kenya Vazquez

Overcoming adversity to shine on the softball field

Life is full of curveballs.

Sometimes you just need to take a bat and swing.

Marshall high school soon to be senior Kenya Vazquez has been on life's roller coaster.

Six years ago, her mother was deported to Guatemala. Kenya hasn't seen her since.

Her older brother Joey died from Leukemia in 2014.

As ABC7 sports reporter Scott Abraham shows us Kenya has turned to softball to make her family proud. Click on the video above for the complete story.

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