Emilio graduated from UNC Charlotte with a BA in Biology in 2023. He has worked as a phlebotomist for two years. He passionate about bridging healthcare gaps and expanding medical access to underrepresented communities (sexual/ethnic minorities). He also an advocate and promoter of higher education. He volunteers for RAO Community Health in Charlotte, NC (a non-profit committed to providing support and prevention services for those living with HIV) and the Rowan County Literacy Council (works to enhance literacy and life skills of adults, youth, and families). He hopes to become a PA, interested in the fields of infectious diseases, internal medicine, and dermatology. In his free time, I enjoy, running, traveling, and trying new foods!