I am Janae Hodge, a graduate from Leesburg High School in Leesburg,
Florida. I am a chemistry and zoology major at the University of Florida,
class of 2025. I am on the pre-med track with aspirations of a career in
My name is Malana Jackson, and I am an 18-year-old from Daytona Beach, FL. I am an incoming freshman majoring in Chemistry on the premedical track. I recently graduated from Mainland High School 3rd in my class and received my Associate of Arts degree with honors. After finishing my undergraduate degree, I plan to go to medical school to become a pediatrician. I enjoy reading new books, music, and baking tasty treats.
My name is Emory Ranes, and my Inupiaq name is Yiyuk. I am from Anchorage, Alaska and my family is from Kotzebue, Alaska. I am wearing my traditional regalis: an Atikluk. I came to Florida because I believed I would have better opportunities to pursue my passion for medicine.
My name is Manaal Zulfiqar. I am a freshman at the University of Florida and
planning to major in Microbiology and Cell science. I’m pre-health and want
to pursue dentistry in the future. In my free time I like to read, swim, and
cook. A couple strengths I have gained over time through education and life
experiences are resilience and compassion. My greatest accomplishment to
date is my volunteer experience at the radiology department at
AdventHealth Hospital which has inspired and motivated me to stay
focused on my pre-health aspirations.