Donald's reaction to learning he is the 2021 Grand Prize Winner: “I won?! That’s awesome! ...I don’t usually brag about myself… This is really exciting. Thank you!”
He went on to praise his fellow Category Winners, “I read through [their profiles] and they’re all amazing technicians and people. I was impressed by what they have overcome… If I could say anything to the other [Winners] it would be ‘heck of a job… you’re amazing.”
Why Donald was nominated: Donald Ranquist makes it a priority to find ways he can positively impact those around him. From serving on the CarMax Cares committee to establishing his own non-profit to heal victims of bullying through Motorsports, Donald shows those new to the industry what can be achieved as a technician.
In his own words: “As an automotive technician I’ve developed skills that can help many people… I try and offer assistance in any way I can.”