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Jan 2016Aug 2016

Laboratory Technician 

Mississippi Department of Health

I conducted laboratory tests to detect and identify impurities in the water supply across the entire state of Mississippi. This job required superior laboratory and organizational skills for compliance with state auditing procedure.

Jul 2014Jun 2015

Emergency Department Scribe

River Oaks

As a scribe, I perform the charting for the emergency physicians and ensure that all procedures and services are properly billed and coded to provide the best possible diagnosis and patient care.

Aug 2011May 2014

Laboratory Researcher

Jackson State University

I conducted cancer research as a part of the RISE and LSMAMP programs.


Anti-carcinogenic effects of gold nano-particles and their potential effectiveness in curing cancer.


Susceptibility of specific components of DNA to mutation that could potentially cause cancer.

Learned advanced laboratory procedures and was allowed to conduct research individually.

Trained and supervised fellow researchers on proper lab procedure and protocol to ensure safety and desired experimental results.

Jul 2012May 2014

Consumer Safety Technician

Food and Drug Administration

I worked as a student intern for the Food and Drug Administration.

Duties include:

-Addressing consumer questions and concerns

-Processing reports

-Correspondence with firms in reference to investigation results

-Investigative sample management

-Supportive role to investigators

Nov 2008Oct 2010

Sales Consultant

GameStop Inc.

Gamestop was my first real-world job experience.  I worked there, in conjunction with studying at Murrah high school, under the management of Jamie Glenn. Some of my responsibilities included:

- Cashier

- Sales Consultant

  • #15 salesman (District Wide)

- Logistics/Accountability

- Greeter

- Stock Personel


Aug 2015May 2016

Masters of Biomedical Sciences

University of Mississippi Medical Center

I attended medical level classes with the UMMC School of Dentistry and received a comprehensive background in Biochemistry, Physiology, Gross Anatomy, Histology and Microbiology.

Aug 2010May 2014

Chemistry (Concentration in Biomedical Sciences)

Jackson State University


  • Competed nationaly as a member of the American Marketing Association
  • Vice President of Psychology Club
  • Studied abroad in Xi' an, China for 2 months of culture immersion and language study
  • Dean's List Scholar


  • Elected Group Captain of Shanghai, China Alternative Break (Served as Translator)
  • Sang in JSU Choir
  • Inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society
  • Served as a member of Tiger Pride (School Spirit Organization)
  • Served asTreasurer of China Initiatives University Club
  • Conducted scientific research under LSMAMP program
  • Volunteered as Mandarin Chinese Language Tutor
  • Dean's List Scholar
  • Interned at Meharry Medical College


  • Inducted into Who's Who at American Colleges and Universities
  • Served as an Intern at Salsa MS (Local Dance Studio)
  • American Chemical Society
  • Conducted research under LSMAMP program
  • Conducted research under RISE program
  • Dean's List Scholar
  • Interned at Meharry Medical College


  • Conducted research under RISE program
  • Co-founded Music Group: The Second Experience
  • Dean's List Scholar
  • Joined Fusion (Church Instrumental Music group)
  • Graduated from Honor's College 
  • Graduated with honors


Mandarin Chinese
I studied for two months in Xi'an, China as an exchange student of Shanxi Normal University and am currently enrolled in Chinese courses at Jackson State University


Dr. Martha Tchounwou Lab Research Coordinator

Dr. Tchounwou oversaw my labratory research under the LSMAMP program at Jackson State University 601-979-1604

Juanelma Palmer Consumer Safetey Officer

Mrs. Palmer was the primary investigator that I assisted. We worked together at the Jackson resident post of FDA for two years.601-201-5872

Timothy Abram Academic Advisor

Mr. Abram served as my superior during a service learning trip to China where I served as team leader and translator for the group. He has known me for three of four years at Jackson State and is an excellent voucher for my character. 601-918-0975

Jaimie Glenn Store Manager

Jaimie Glenn was my boss from November of 2008 till August of 2010. He gave me my first job at GameStop Inc. 601-956-9959



I have volunteered in the following Organizations/Events:

University of Mississippi Simulation Lab Volunteer

  • I helped instruct students on proper procedural use of medical tools and standard protocol using state of the art simulation technology and mannequins.

Volunteer Chinese Language Instructor

  • The world is growing into an international playing field and I believe that communication and appreciation of other cultures is critical to the development of every student. I volunteer to teach Mandarin Chinese to underprivileged kids in the Jackson area.

Shanghai, China

  • I traveled to Shanghai, China with Jackson State University's alternative break program.  While there, we visited local area schools to teach the children English and grant them cultural exposure.  We also visited a nursing home to spread cheer to senior citizens.  I went on a private excursion to a local orphanage to interact with children.

UMMC Assistant Fundraiser Event Coordinator

Stew Pot

Toys for Tots

Operation Shoestring

Operation Secret Santa

Numerous Charity Walks/Runs


Reading to Children with Disabilities

Junior Civitan (Community Outreach Organization)

Voluntarily help Seniors in my local community (Personal Endeavor)

Habitat for Humanity




Some of my interest include:

- Small Engine Repair

- Construction Projects

- Archery

- Guitar

- Travel


Special Skills

Great People Skills

Good Communication Skills (Written and Verbal)

Computer Literate

Fast Learner

Attention to Detail

Highly Organized

Thrive in a Fast Pace Work Environment (Great with Deadlines)

Bilingual (English and Mandarin Chinese)

Strong Desire to Learn


Jul 2010Present

Licenced Carpenter