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Grace Omelonga Alafu


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As a driven individual, I am deeply passionate about achieving the goals I have set for myself. I believe in keeping myself active and constantly seeking out opportunities to learn from those who have more experience than I do. My ultimate goal is to create positive change in this world and make a meaningful impact on the lives of those around me. I firmly believe that taking risks is an essential part of personal growth and is necessary for achieving our deepest desires. With a steadfast determination and an unwavering commitment to my values, I am confident that I can overcome any obstacle that comes my way and achieve the success that I seek.


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Bachelor's degree program
2024 - 2028
  • Majors:
    • Public Health

David W Butler High School

High School
2020 - 2024


  • Desired degree level:

    Doctoral degree program (PhD, MD, JD, etc.)

  • Graduate schools of interest:

  • Transfer schools of interest:

  • Majors of interest:

    • Medicine
    • Biomedical/Medical Engineering
    • Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
    • Dentistry
  • Planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:


    • Dream career goals:

      Pediatric Dentist

    • DPS Intern

      (Novant Health) Mayor's Youth Employment Program
      2022 – 2022
    • Intern

      2023 – Present1 year


    Track & Field

    2018 – 20224 years


    • Music
      2016 – Present

    Public services

    • Advocacy

      RESTEM Initiative — As a member of the Social Media and Marketing Team, my role involves updating our Instagram page to raise awareness about our mission to enhance STEM education in rural communities.
      2022 – Present
    • Volunteering

      SpreadTheLove — A non-profit organization that educates people on mental illnesses. Made encouraging letters/notes for people with disabilities.
      2022 – 2023
    • Volunteering

      Habitat and Wildlife Keepers (Kids In Nature Day) — A town event in which I aided in the set-up of events and engaged with kids in activities that would further develop their interests in the conservation of habitat and wildlife.
      2022 – 2022
    • Volunteering

      St. Jude Children’s Hospital — Writing encouraging notes to help and support patients undergoing treatment for cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
      2021 – Present
    • Volunteering

      Bright Blessings — Wrapped/packaged hygiene kits and baby care packages. Made birthday cards and birthday packages for the homeless youth.
      2017 – Present

    Future Interests