Grace Ramirez is from San Diego, California and graduated from Southwestern College. She wants to be a nurse to alleviate the pain and suffering of others. Her inspiration to be a nurse came from accompanying her 3-year-old cousin to chemotherapy. For Grace, her biggest obstacle as a student was being a full-time mother and student; she had to learn how to manage her time. Grace’s role model was her father, who was always working extremely hard for his family. She describes nurses as compassionate because they always want to help others be healthy.