On Saturday, May 26, I interviewed Abdul Kadir Adawe at the Biomedical Library at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Previously we had met at the East African Cultural and Community Center while we where setting for an Open Mic event for the youth in the community. Mr. Adawe moved into the US in 2000 from Mogadishu, Somalia, the capital city of the state. In this process, we spoke about his family, football, and dreams.