“Go unafraid! And also know that you got to reach out to the right people and hold on to those people no matter what they look like, no matter what background they come from…Find people who are positive in your life who can help you. If I’m one of those people, reach out to me.”
Russell J. Ledet hails from Lake Charles, Louisiana. After serving in the U.S. Navy, he attended Southern University and A&M College for his undergraduate degrees in biology and chemistry. Afterwards, he went on to complete his Ph.D. in molecular oncology at New York University. He is currently a second-year MD-MBA student at Tulane University School of Medicine and A.B. Freeman School of Business. He is the co-founder and president of ‘The 15 White Coats’, a non profit organization focused on helping people of color get into medical school and improving the cultural literacy of our learning spaces.
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