MIKA Reyes is making the most of her time away from volleyball to step out of her comfort zone and explore fresh opportunities before another season begins in the Philippine Super Liga.
The F2 Logistics middle blocker knows that a volleyball career doesn’t last long, which is why she’s currently collaborating with her management team at Virtual Playground in exploring projects already lined up for the charming volleybelle.
“Marami silang plans for me kasi options pa lang ngayon, wala pang final pero syempre gusto ko rin naman mag-work para syempre ako ang bread winner sa amin. Hindi naman sa hindi enough ang nakukuha ko, pero makakuha pa ako ng pwede pang (extra income),” said Reyes.
“As of now, open pa ako sa lahat ng opportunities pero hindi naman ako totally mag-stop sa volleyball. Open lang ako sa iba pang possibilities na pwedeng mangyari outside sports,” she added.
The Philippine Super Liga recently concluded its 2016 season and will resume with its Invitational Conference until May.
While on break, the former La Salle star plans to maximize her free time to explore other interests aside from the sport she’s played for many years.
“Hindi naman sa nagsasawa ako, pero after five long years ko sa collegiate volleyball, syempre parang pahinga muna. As of now, I have months pa naman para makapagpahinga. Gagawin ko ang pwede kong gawin doon,” she said.
The former La Salle star is also looking into some business prospects.
“Business plano ko rin. Nakikipag-usap ako sa mga tito ko pero ‘di naman siya kasi basta basta. Dapat pinaplanong mabuti ‘yun,” added Reyes, who manages a family-owned resort in their hometown, Pulilan, Bulacan.