Student Spotlight: Jhosi Martinez

32413_10200165189639222_1931358722_nMeet Jhosi Martinez!

Jhosi is a senior at Northfield High School. She has been a member of TORCH for 6 years. Currently she is co-chair of the HCI Youth Advisory Board, a member of the TORCH Youth Advisory Board, a LINK leader at Northfield High School, a mentor in Youth Teaching Youth, and a PSEO student working to earn college credit during high school. Jhosi has also volunteered at PLUS summer programming, been a mentor for Connected Kids, and volunteered at Northfield’s Turkey Distribution, Christmas Sharing, and Thursday’s Table.

When asked about a favorite experience, Jhosi points to her time with kids in the Youth Teaching Youth program. “I really enjoy doing Youth Teaching Youth. This is the 3rd year I’ll be doing it,” she said. “I really like having that interaction with kids and helping them out.”

After graduation, Jhosi plans to attend Rochester Community and Technical College to earn a degree in Medical Interpreting. While working as an interpreter, she hopes to return to school and become a pediatric nurse.

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