What are your career & professional goals? My professional goals include finishing my 4 year undergraduate degree at UF. After graduation, I plan on attending medical school and becoming a Doctor that specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology. I want to give back to the diabetes community that has given me so much.
Why did you join the UFDI ambassador program? I wanted to join the UFDI ambassador program because of my connection to Type 1 Diabetes. I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 3 and ever since I was diagnosed, I have wanted to be a part of the diabetes community to learn more about the disease and help others like me. I also wanted to make an impact on my campus and meet others in college with Type 1 Diabetes.
How has being a UFDI ambassador impacted you? By being a UFDI ambassador, I have been able to spread diabetes awareness in my own neighborhood. I have been able to go to events and teach others about the disease and make an impact. I have also made some great connections that will help me in the future.
What has been you favorite quarantine pastime? My favorite quarantine pastime has been watching Tik Tok videos.