English teacher, Carolina Rodriguez Duran, has a zest for life and lives every moment to the fullest. Making people laugh with her bubbly personality is something she strives to do. Carolina has had a passion for sports since the age of 7 and is now considered a professional swimmer. Through swimming, she has harnessed the value of discipline, perseverance, and strength teaching her that hard work always pays off. As a volunteer, Carolina collects trash/non-organic residues from rivers to protect the water and create a cleaner environment. Carolina has also volunteered at Plant a Tree In Bioparque, Organization Llovera Comida, Costa Rica National Children's´ Hospital, and Youth Committee of Alajuela. With her active lifestyle, will to help others, and intelligence, Carolina hopes to win the upcoming competition for Costa Rica.