Sarah Gafvert

Passionate in Life and Work

Sarah Gafvert: Diagnosed with Passion

Sarah Gafvert is a 23-year-old registered nurse working in Houston, Texas, who was diagnosed at the age of 21 with diabetes. Since discovering her new medical condition, she has dedicated much of her time volunteering with organizations like the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the American Diabetes Association. Someday, she plans to become a diabetic educator at the Children’s Hospital in hopes of positively affecting newly diagnosed children.

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Sarah Gafvert: Broadening one’s Horizons

Everyone likes to think that they live their life as passionately as possible, but there are always those who seem to achieve more and make it look easy in doing so. Sarah Gafvert had lived a pretty standard life up until college; she was an exceptional student who excelled in her coursework, maintaining honors-level GPAs throughout high school and participating in numerous extra-curricular activities like theater and dance.

After graduating high school, Sarah attended the University of Arkansas Eleanor Mann School of Nursing in 2009. She would be diagnosed with diabetes just two years into her college career, affectively altering her lifestyle and motivating her to do more in life. Since her diagnosis, she has happily dedicated a good portion of her time to volunteering for organizations like the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Arkansas Children’s Hospital. She hopes to one day be in a position where she can educate newly diagnosed youth about the disease, seeking to leave a lasting positive impression on them.

After graduating from the University of Arkansas, Sarah Gafvert moved back to her birthplace of Houston, Texas, and sought out her current position as a nurse for a plastic surgeon. She enjoys her work as a registered nurse, but has other dreams and aspirations aside from her work in the medical field. She hopes to one day open a no-kill, non-profit animal shelter in her local community as she is a passionate animal lover.

She has a genuine heart and is always willing to go the extra mile in every situation she finds herself in.

Sarah Gafvert - Genuine in All Aspects of Life

Sarah Gafvert is the kind of woman who tackles everything in life with a passion and enthusiasm normally envied by others. She was born in Houston, Texas, but moved to Wichita, Kansas where she grew up and spent her years in school. All throughout her time in school was recognized as a bright student, achieving a 4.0 GPA that netted her the honor of valedictorian of her graduating class, and participating in numerous extra-curricular activities.

Sarah Gafvert has always loved to dance; she did it competitively for 15 years. She studied all types and forms of dance, but particularly enjoyed and excelled in ballet. She was the captain of the high school dance team her senior year of school and helped choreograph six school musicals while participating as the lead and supporting role in five musicals.

After high school, Sarah Gafvert set her sights on graduating college with honors, which is exactly what she did. She attended the University of Arkansas Eleanor Mann School of Nursing in 2009 and graduated in 2013. She was in the Gamma Beta Phi honors society as well as a Nursing honor student, recognizing her consistent 3.5 GPA.

At age 21, she was diagnosed with diabetes. Her diagnosis didn’t set her back by any means, however, it only pushed her to pursue more of what life had to offer. She has since dedicated much of her time to volunteering for numerous organizations that seek to help with diabetes and its research. She moved back to Houston after graduating college where she works currently as a nurse for a plastic surgeon.

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Sarah Gafvert - Dancing and Singing Through Life

Sarah Gafvert has been dedicated to living a life full of passion since she was a young girl, dancing, singing, and practicing theater. She was incredibly active throughout her time in school with extra-curricular activities. She enjoyed going above and beyond for her peers, always striving for excellence.


Sarah Gafvert is a passionate dancer, having danced competitively for 15 years. She studied and practiced many types of dance, but fell in love with and excelled in ballet. Her broad skill set and drive to perform is illustrated by her choreographing six school musicals and performing as the lead or supporting lead role in five of them.


Extra-curricular activities weren’t her only focus; she also maintained a high level of academic excellence, achieving a 4.0 GPA throughout high school that would result in her becoming valedictorian of her graduating class. She maintained her academic integrity through college as well, achieving a 3.5 GPA and being recognized as a Nursing honor student.


Sarah Gafvert was diagnosed with diabetes when she was 21. She never let her new condition affect her; it only seemed to increase her resolve and resiliency. Since being diagnosed with diabetes, Sarah has volunteered a good portion of her time to organizations like the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the American Diabetes Association. She hopes to one day become a diabetic educator at a children’s hospital so that she might affect newly diagnosed children in a positive way, having dealt with the disease first hand.

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Sarah Gafvert - Honorable and Genuine

Sarah Gafvert is the young medical professional and loyal friend that everyone hopes to have at the end of the day. An intelligent, kind, genuine, and enthusiastic young woman who pursues life and all it has to offer on a daily basis. Her drive to succeed is rivaled only by her drive to bring sincerity in everything that she does. She has a wide range of interests, and she excels in every one of them.


Sarah Gafvert was born in Houston, Texas, but moved with Wichita, Kansas where she spent her school years and childhood. In high school, Sarah was actively involved in numerous extra-curricular activities including dance, theater, National Honor Society, the school newspaper, and all school publications. She was a part of Quill and Scroll, a high school journalism society and the Thespian society.


Her love for dance is rooted in her having danced competitively for 15 years. She studied all types of dance, but excelled in and fell in love with ballet. She was afforded numerous opportunities to demonstrate her dance skills and passion for musical theater in high school. She was captain of the dance team her senior year of school and helped choreograph six school musicals while participating in five of them as the lead or supporting lead role.


After graduating high school, she went on to attend the University of Arkansas Eleanor Mann School of Nursing where she graduated in 2013. After graduating, she moved back to her birthplace of Houston, Texas, and sought out her current position as a nurse for a plastic surgeon.