Ejehi Ihionkhan (DC ‘23) is a Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology major originally from East Texas. Her interests are in global mental health, health accessibility, racial health disparities, and medical anthropology, with specific interests inNigeria, where her family is originally from. Through her work organizing and volunteering for Students Unite Now in their fight for economic, racial, and mental health justice, she has deepened her understanding of the many factors that impact mental health and consequently, the overall health of a community. On campus, she has done public health research assessing the efficacy of differently credentialed messengers in persuading citizens to adhere to public health guidelines in the COVID-19 era and beyond. Additionally, she has greatly enjoyed co-founding and serving as co-President of the Black Pre-Health Students at Yale (BPHY), which connects Black students to resources and information to aid them on their paths to becoming conscientious healthcare professionals. Ejehi hopes to obtain a master’s degree in public health followed by medical school. In her down time, you can usually find Ejehi laughing with family and friends, water coloring, or practicing her Spanish.