Rollie Hampton

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

“Having the honor of being a JRF scholar has enabled me to attain a support network that has both inspired and motivated me to continue to pave the way to my vision. I have learned so much with concerns to success, persistent, and the importance of community engagement with the help of JRF, and I am truly blessed to have been a part of such a phenomenal organization these past three years.”

2014-2015 Accomplishments

Rollie had a solid junior year at Cornell and earned a place on the Dean’s List. He will continue his research on natural remedies to symptoms associate with Alzheimer’s disease. Rollie’s research involves testing the inhibition of a key enzyme.

Career Aspirations

After graduating with a degree in Biological Sciences, Rollie plans to take a year off before enrolling in medical school to learn more about international medicine and public health.

Community Service

Rollie was most involved in his Biology Student Advisor position at Cornell. As a student advisor, he serves as a mentor and resource to newly admitted biology students during their first academic year.


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  • Sobani Warner '89
  • Ronald Berry '94
  • Chris and Jade Dean '08
  • Lisa Farrow '94
  • Rand Harlow '88
  • John Kalaboukas '86
  • Mark Lee '90
  • Reginald Livingston '96
  • Angelia Lumpkin '97
  • Joseph Okpaku '94
  • Joy Profet '97
  • Alexander Long '95