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We all go through waves of insecurity and lack of self-confidence in our lives, however, 16-year-old Jacqueline Rodriguez is undoubtedly one of the strongest girls out there. When she was born doctors predicted she wouldn't live to see her first birthday but this chick has defied all odds. Not only is she a living, breathing miracle but she has plans of becoming a nurse. Jacqueline is actively involved in her community, dedicates her time to guitar lessons, and plays tennis for a local club. Watch out world, this girl is a powerhouse and she's incredibly determined.

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