Yolanda Urrutia is a rising senior attending Los Angeles River High School. She is in involved in book club with her best friend. She will be attending Azusa Pacific University next fall to become a nurse. She is from Los Angeles with roots in Mexico. She lives in Elysian Valley with her parents and 6 other family members. She has two wonderful dogs. She lives by the quote “siempre dale pa lante” which means never looks back and never gives up. She doesn't take no for an answer. Yolanda likes to listen to music and dance. She also likes to play soccer with her friends. She is obsessed with the Nike shoe collection. Yolanda's role models are her parents because they raised to be a strong and hard worker.