Patience McHenry is Inspired by the wisdom of her mother, who demonsted grit, talent and determination. She has dedicated herself to continue her life-long commitment to community service and advocacy, serving as a non-profit leader and then K-12 educator. After years of service, Patience recognized that the most effective change would be in developing laws and public policy that included the needs of her communities so she pivoted careers and is now pursuing a dream career in law. She will create a better legal system by advocating for indigent communities. Patience is a 1L at the University of Minnesota Law School.