Derek Florence had it all figured out. The self-proclaimed sports nut was sure about what he wanted to do with his life. He'd be a basketball player. But after he stopped growing, he realized there weren't a lot of slow 5-foot,10-inch players in the NBA. So he figured he'd become one of the talking heads on SportsCenter. That's when nursing came into his life and never left. Once he was exposed to it, he was hooked.