Brenda Jamina Reyes is student on her senior year in the nursing program at UTA. The college of nursing was ranked third nationally in 2014 in producing minority nurses with bachelors degrees. Brenda is a first generation Mexican American and the first in her family to attend college. She shared some of the struggles she faced before she could enter the program. Because she is bilingual, one of her biggest motivations is knowing that she will be able to help families like her own. In this interview, Brenda also tells us about her hopes to begin her career in the E.R.