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Very perfect yet -- accolades are endless he has won so many awards this year including the World Series and then last night's Sports Illustrated sportsman of the year the first Yankee ever to do that he's considered the last pure athlete.
In Major League Baseball he seems to do everything right but guess what the spotlight has not come easy for Derek Jeter.
And you may be surprised when he has planned for life after baseball.
Which she reveals in this one on one interview that I had a chance to -- yesterday.
-- thank you so much for doing this interview it's -- it's great to sit down and talk with you especially today.
Because you're the hottest athlete right now in the world I'm looking at this list of awards that you've had this year you broke Lou Gehrig's all time hit -- record for Yankee.
You one yet another gold glove award to Hank Aaron award the silver slugger your captain of the team that won the World Series and now you are sportsmen.
Of the year by Sports Illustrated.
Figure here you know it's going to be years ago starts -- we had an opportunity to win in it makes.
All these awards that she did just icing on the cake what do you want to do after you know is one of the -- team.
I like to call the shots.
So you know that's -- next -- -- it -- okay what about going back to college.
Yeah I I.
You know when I sign at a high school.
Had opportunity to go back to school or go to school viewers -- -- in my first offseason and I went.
-- -- half the semester and so still freshman.
So many people like to watch you play McCain.
What athletes do you like to watch.
You know I learn a lot from Michael -- like Big Brother to me.
We're pretty close.
And you're watching Tom Brady Peyton Manning there's a lot of guys that that I learn a lot from watching and down I think everyone enjoys watching those guys -- 24/7.
The microscope is on you how difficult is it to live your life so perfectly.
Why would say perfectly nobody's perfect everybody makes mistakes not be the first ones that made mistakes as well I think the thing you have to -- -- everything you do.
People -- -- I don't always think that's fair but does it irk you when you wake up in the morning and you see yourself on the front cover the -- papers talking about your personal life.
Yeah yeah I don't like try to keep things private -- summing things that are made up.
You can fabricate this story and that story but you know you understand -- part of it.
I think when you're younger it affects -- a little bit more.
I think it bothers you when it bothers -- family and friends because you know they're feeling as well the thinking recently about the front cover of the paper when you're down.
My vacation after the World Series with care girlfriend actress -- -- Cali.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Want to make some news today not food you know do my concern talking.
No news story now that your thirty something 35 to meet her on your -- You're getting older.
So how do you approach -- -- differently now that you're in your -- I think it's the biggest thing is.
You don't have much time off yeah I think it's it's a lot easier to stay in shape and is to get back in shape.
So when I was younger I didn't do anything -- the season was over and so genuine middle of January now it's.
You take 34 weeks off and get right back at it so I just think things start.
Paying more attention which he and and everything is is is -- -- leave your job is 365 days a year.
How could he be 35.
Life he looks he's 31 that was a fan another thing that was in the interview I asked you know some people think that -- in this perfect guy which he doesn't like that label -- have any flaws that can make your bed in the morning -- They -- -- then got prepared Gary does not make his bed.
In the morning -- they would be great if you went back to college because technically couldn't he play on a college student that's funny.
The problem is was he and do what he's done without a degree where's he gonna go at that.
We broke new if you want to own a team as he says he does not want to -- broadcasting -- -- -- Because he does not feel comfortable criticizing other people.
That's very much the essence of Derek Jeter.
Does not want to say anything negative budding out so we know he's not gonna take -- -- they just because he's -- thing about doing great job.
He's not the best in the league.
He's got the best shortstop he may be in baseball human and the best -- -- team but yet everybody wants to be like -- sure right even his enemies seem to respect it's amazing.
The -- -- leadership.
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