Karla is 15 years old and is in the 10th grade at Cypress Ranch High School. She is in multiple clubs such as Model UN, Science and Math UIL, Choir, and Key Club. She has been in Taekwondo since she was 9, and is currently a 2nd degree black belt, hoping to continue learning. Karla enjoys helping people and volunteering. She also likes hanging out with her friends during the weekends. When she graduates high school, Karla plans on attending a nearby university before attending medical school at Stanford University. She wants to continue working independently and continue trying to exceed her goals. She believes that nothing is impossible and that you can try anything. She wants to become a pediatrician and try working for UNICEF to help children in need. Karla believes a bad day can be fixed with a simple joke or smile. There is no telling where the universe will take you. You can just keep on strolling along or try to make a difference. She would like to make a difference in this world and knows that through hard work and perseverance she can achieve this.