Maya Henderson
GPA: 4.3191

eStem High Public Charter School

Colleges accepted to:

University of California Irvine, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Arkansas

Honors & Achievements:

AP Scholar with Distinction, Student Ambassador, Co-contributor to UA Little Rock Psychology Paper published to the SLEEP 2020 Conference

Career goal:

As a genetic researcher that specializes in epigenetics and gene editing, I envision a world with zero cases of hereditary illnesses. I will focus primarily on sickle cell anemia and cystic fibrosis.

Tell us about the teacher, coach or administrator who made a difference in your life:

Mrs. Yi Liu is a magnificent math teacher and inspiring woman. She encouraged me to embrace my heritage and pursue higher goals because with hard work and ingenuity anything can happen.

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