Bronson Koenig is a standout sophomore basketball player with the University of Wisconsin Basketball team. He is also a proud member of the Ho-Chunk Nation who takes pride in his Native American heritage.

Koenig hopes his hard work and success — both on and off the court — inspires Native American kids in Wisconsin and across the country.

This story is from Wisconsin Life, which celebrates what makes Wisconsin unique through the diverse stories of its people.

Contributed by Wisconsin Life