Funcia Jean-Louis is an undergraduate student at the George Washington University in Washington D.C. She is currently enrolled in the Milken Institute of Public Health as an Exercise Science major with a Pre-medical concentration and a minor in Biological & Brain Sciences. In the future, she plans to continue on to a Physician Assistant program with the hopes of becoming an OB GYN and Psych physician assistant. In her time at the George Washington University, she has served as the Black Heritage Celebration Chair, coordinating events to encourage the exploration of and promotion of the values and traditions of African-American, Caribbean, African and Afro-Latino cultures. She also serves in the Black Girl Pre-Health Collective, whose purpose is to create a space for mentorship, unity, and motivation for Black girls in Pre-Health concentrations at the George Washington University.
As a resident of East Orange, New Jersey she has seen how impactful the environment you grow up in as well as how the type of influences you are surrounded by can affect your character and actions. Through various work in the community from her organizations like Cooperman College Scholars and Kappa Theta Delta, she understands how essential it is to promote academic and personal development through outreach, research, and intervention. In her free time, you will find her binging her favorite TV show or reading her book of the month!