Name: Tia Marie Taylor

Hometown: Chicago Heights, Illinois

Classification: Junior

Major: Nursing

Why did you choose Kentucky State? I chose Kentucky State University because I always wanted to attend an Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). When I visited the university, I fell in love with the family environment.

What is your major and why did you choose this area of study? I chose nursing because I have a passion for promoting good health and I believe nurses are some of the hardest workers in the medical field.

Who inspires you and why? I am inspired by my mom because she always perseveres through any challenge thrown at her.

Words to live by: “The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.” – Ayn Rand