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Scholar Profile – Jalen J. Heyward ’20

2016 Light on the Hill Society Scholar
Jalen J. Heyward ’20
Raleigh, NC

profile_heyward_jalenJalen is a Chancellor’s Science Scholarship Recipient and was offered admission into the honors program. Jalen graduated from Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School and pursued an academic curriculum in the Academy of Biomedical Science. He lives in Raleigh with his parents and sister. Jalen has a strong faith in giving back to the community as is currently in the process of founding his own non-profit organization, Musical Minds to combine both of this passions – music and science.

Since the summer of his freshman year, Jalen has been heavily involved in science research by attending the Congress of Future Medical Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. along with Envision National Youth Leadership Forums at Emory University and Johns Hopkins University