Josepha Castro was born in El Salvador and moved to the US when she was a child. She joined the Future Nurses Club in high school and was able to learn about nursing early on. She saw that nursing was for her, because it involves helping those in need, while providing information and resources to families. As an immigrant, she understands the importance of education. In college, Josepha worked full-time while attending Phoenix College and took advantage of opportunities such as scholarships.