Fermin Gutierrez was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and will be a graduate of Lake Highlands High School in May of 2012. Throughout his senior year at Lake Highlands HS he has participated in a work program where he has maintained employment since August of 2011 with the Metro Paws Animal Hospital team. Fermin has a Chi mix named CiCi. In his free time, he enjoys working with his dad at his farm and attending his horses. He also enjoys spending time with his two brothers, sister, mom and dad. Upon graduating from high school, Fermin hopes to fulfill his dreams to pursue his career in veterinary studies.