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  • Utah
  • salt lake city, UT, USA

About (Summary)

I am studying Biomedical Engineering at the University of Utah. I am an active participant and volunteer in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I am looking to make a difference in the life of the individual, wherever they may be. I am trilingual and enjoy helping others, immersing myself in stories, and spending time with those I love.


University of Utah
Biomedical Engineering
2020 to 2024
Valparaiso High School
GED, with Highest distinction and Academic Honors
2014 to 2018

Your Major

biomedical engineering

Language Proficiency

English (US)
Portuguese (Brasil)

Honors and Awards

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS)
Nationally competitive scholarship promoting learning lesser known Latin American languages and cultures. Awarded for Portuguese.
dean's list
Awarded for academic excellence in all my semesters of my college career.
Direct Admission to the Biomedical Engineering Program
Accepted to the major when I applied for the University. People are normally admitted to the program after 3 semesters at the university.

Grad School Interests

Intended Job Path

Research in Hydrocephalus treatment, or industry in biomedical device manufacturing and design. I have also considered a path in regulatory affairs with the FDA.

Job Experience

Desk Assistant
Housing and Residential Education, University of Utah
August, 2020 to April, 2022
Duty Coordinator
University of Utah Summer Conferences
May, 2021 to August, 2021
Back of House Associate
McAlister's Deli
May, 2020 to August, 2020
Host and Back of House Associate
August, 2016 to August, 2018


Research Assistant
Utah Center of Excellence for Biomedical Fluidics
April, 2021 to December, 2021
Family Home Evening Committee Co-Chair
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
September, 2020 to April, 2022


Reading Epic Fantasy (I am currently on a Brandon Sanderson fix) Spending time with family and friends, playing games with them Video Games (proficiency in Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros)
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