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Taylor Gwinn


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Taylor Gwinn is a summa cum laude honor graduate of the illustrious Howard University, where she majored in Health Management and minored in psychology. During her time at Howard, she was awarded the College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Highest Scholastic Achievement Award. This award is presented to the student with the highest GPA and a record of academic excellence. Coming from humble beginnings, she quickly determined that service would be the foundation for all her life endeavors. With this guiding principle in mind, she acquired an extensive amount of experience within civic and community organizations. She has volunteered for organizations such as Bright Beginnings, Martha’s Table, Piedmont Hospital Atlanta, and Reading Partners. Even starting her own 501(c)(3) nonprofit in 2020 for young girls of color by the name of B.E.S.T. You Programming. In the fall, she will attend the University of South Carolina School of Law in hopes of becoming the first law school graduate in her family.


University of South Carolina-Columbia

Doctoral degree program (PhD, MD, JD, etc.)
2023 - 2026
  • Majors:
    • Law

Howard University

Bachelor's degree program
2019 - 2023
  • Majors:
    • Health and Medical Administrative Services
  • Minors:
    • Psychology, General


  • Desired degree level:

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

  • Graduate schools of interest:

  • Transfer schools of interest:

  • Majors of interest:

    • Law
  • Not planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:

      Law Practice

    • Dream career goals:

      Juvenile Defense Lawyer / Corporate Law

    • Asylee Case Worker Intern

      International Rescue Committee
      2021 – 2021
    • Political & Scheduling Team Fellow

      The Abrams for Governor Campaign
      2022 – 2022
    • Law Intern

      Gower Wooten & Darneille LLC |
      2021 – 20232 years
    • Youth Activity Instructor

      Capstone Institute
      2019 – Present5 years

    Public services

    • Advocacy

      Just Us — Lead Facilitator
      2019 – Present
    • Volunteering

      Martha's Table — Volunteer
      2019 – Present
    • Volunteering

      Bright Beginnings — Programs Assistant
      2019 – Present
    • Volunteering

      Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, D.C. — Volunteer
      2019 – Present

    Future Interests