Most Helpful Guy
You go for what you feel is your passion. Otherwise, you WILL regret it later. This is coming from a person, who was in your shoes and caved in to pressure for his family and friends.
Most Helpful Girl
I say go for it, see if you have what it takes. You're willing to learn and you're interested in it, I think that's more than enough reason to try it out and see if it's for you.