She has even used the Frisbee as a tool to promote peace in the Middle East, where she spent most of the past year working with a nonprofit called Ultimate Peace.

“I lived in Israel, and my job was to use Ultimate Frisbee as a tool to teach middle and high school-aged youth values such as mutual respect and integrity, as well as lifelong skills like nonviolent conflict resolution,” she said. “We coached Israeli Jewish, Israeli Arab, Palestinian, Bedouin, and Circassian youth and brought them together at various events during the school year. It's powerful to see young, future leaders break down barriers and become close friends with people from a culture different than their own.”

That desire to make a difference is what ultimately led Tsinajinnie to law school.

“I decided I wanted to go to law school because it will give me the necessary skills and abilities to help people that are disadvantaged by our economic and societal structures,” she said. “However cheesy it may sound, I do want to change the world for the better and make peace.”

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