Walter Hernandez was at Independence High School and was 18 years old when he was chosen by GOJoven. He then graduated from there among the first three students of his year. He has been the leader of his youth group at the Bella Vista community church and has done work in teen pregnancy prevention and sexual health. He organized a group of young people in his neighborhood to do social service and the group continues to function very well. He is confident in himself, ambitious and committed. He is a visionary and would like to study medicine in the future.