“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.”
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.
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.
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.