The 5-foot-5, 125-pound senior forward led the Generals to an 18-1-2 record and the Group 6A state championship. Mendes scored 21 goals and passed for 12 assists in his first year playing high school soccer after previously playing with D.C. United in the
Mendes has maintained a weighted 3.22 GPA in the classroom.
A member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, he has volunteered locally as a youth soccer coach. He has also donated his time to the Color of Leadership Conference, where he served as a mentor and participated in workshops to help middle school stud