2014 Leaders for Life Fellows

Meet the 2014 Leaders for Life Fellows



Jovani Hernandez

Jovani Hernandez

  • University of Florida - Class of 2019
  • Highlands County

Jovani Hernandez is from Highlands County and graduated with a 4.96 GPA, ranked 2nd in his graduating class.  He was dually enrolled in college while completing his high school diploma.  Jovani was the NHS President, varsity soccer co-captain, a member of the Key Club, Cross Country team and was voted to the Homecoming court.  He worked as a part-time math tutor and was awarded Bright Futures, volunteered at Relay for Life as the team captain as well as a volunteer at the Children’s Museum.  Jovani currently attends the University of Florida as a senior studying engineering and participates in the Propulsion Engineering Co-Op with Delta Airlines.

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Jorden Holland

Jorden Holland

  • Graduate Education: Texas A&M University
  • Undergraduate Education:  University of Florida - Class of 2017
  • Okaloosa County

Jorden Holland hails from Okaloosa County and attended Collegiate High School in Niceville.  She ranked #1 in her graduating class of 101 and held a 4.65 GPA.  She received her AA degree during high school and was a member of Phi Theta Kappa at Northwest Florida College and NHS.  A Bright Future recipient as well as the Pell Grant, Jorden received many academic honor awards.  She graduated from Florida State University in 2017 and is studying Developmental Genetic for her Ph.D. at Texas A&M University.

 

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Daniella Rossi

Daniella Rossi

  • University of Florida - Class of 2018
  • Martin County

Daniella Rossi graduated from Jensen Beach High School in Martin County.  She had a 6.02 GPA and was dually enrolled.  She held title as the Spanish Honor Society Parliamentarian, Student Government Historian while also participating with NHS, Key Club, SADD-SWAT and the JBHS Sailing Team.  Daniella is an Industrial, Organizational Psychology graduate of the University of Florida, class of 2018 and currently works as a Talent Management Coordinator in Gainesville, Florida.

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Jacquelynn Shelton

Jacquelynn Shelton

  • University of South Florida - Class of 2017
  • Pasco County

Jacquelynn “Jaqui” Shelton hails from Pasco County where she attended Gulf High School and graduated with an International Baccalaureate diploma as well as an AA degree.  She was a member of the NHS, National Math Honor Society and National English Honor Society.   She volunteered with “Toys for Tots”, Veteran’s Hospital Bay Largo and was the Youth Leadership President at her church.  Jaqui graduated from the University of South Florida in 2017 with a degree in Environmental Science and Policy.  She now works in Utah as a Field Technician with Beacon Energy Services.

 

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Kevin Tierney

Kevin Tierney

  • United States Air Force Academy - Class of 2018
  • Volusia County

Kevin Tierney graduated from Spruce Creek High School in Volusia County with a 4.3 GPA.  Kevin served as JROTC Battalion Executive Officer, Civil Air Patrol Cadet Commander and was a member of the SCHS Track Team and the Physics Club.  Kevin recently graduated from the Air Force Academy in Colorado with his Bachelor’s Degree, as an officer and is now studying in Texas to become an Air Force Pilot.

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Lucero Torres

Lucero Torres

  • University of Central Florida - Class of 2018
  • Highlands County

Lucero “Luci” Torres was dually enrolled at Lake Placid High School in Highlands County.  She ranked 3rd in her graduating class of 147 with a 5.28 GPA.  She was the vice-president of the NHS and a member of the National Hispanic Honor Society.  Luci volunteered coaching children with disabilities in the Miracle League while working part-time.  Luci graduated from the University of Central Florida, College of Business in 2018 and now works as a Financial Analyst for Microsoft in Seattle, Washington.

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