Alexandria Figueroa CCAS’21
Alexandria Figueroa is a junior at Rutgers University–Camden’s Honors College, majoring in English and minoring in psychology. A Civic Scholar, she plans to pursue a master’s degree in education at Rutgers after she completes her undergraduate degree next year. Her goal is to teach elementary school.
Ezekiel Medina SAS’20, EJB’20
Ezekiel Medina, a Rutgers Future Scholar, will graduate in May with degrees in Latino and Caribbean studies from the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University–New Brunswick and in public health from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. He hopes to work in health policy and health justice.
Inaya Thompson SAS’23
Inaya Thompson is a biology/pre-medicine major at Rutgers University–New Brunswick’s School of Arts and Sciences. She hopes to enter medical school after graduating in 2023. Inaya participated in the Rutgers Future Scholars program and received a Scarlet Promise Grant to continue her studies at Rutgers.
Brenda Velarde SASN’22
Brenda Velarde is a student in the Honors Living-Learning Community at Rutgers University–Newark. A sophomore psychology major with a minor in social justice in the School of Arts and Sciences, Brenda hopes to become an occupational therapist and work with children with cancer.