Mr. Biostatistician & Teacher

About Me:

After I completed the CREST-Ed program at Georgia State University (similar to Teach for America, but local to Atlanta), I continued to teach math for 2 years in a high-needs school in the Atlanta suburbs. After two years’ service, I returned to graduate school studying public health and biostatistics. I aspire to work in translational biotech.


Undergrad School: Auburn University

Undergrad Major: Philosophy

GPA: 3.87

GRE: 329

Age: 31,  Ethnicity: Hispanic or Latino

Other Degree/Certification: Masters of Arts in Teaching, Masters of Public Health (Biostatistics)

School Name: Georgia State University

Extracurriculars: Spanish Fluency, SAS Certification, and Peloton Enthusiast

Work History:

Title: Teacher

Industry: Education

Company: Other

Length of Employment: 3 yrs

Title: Librarian

Industry: Government / Military

Company: Other

Length of Employment: 1 yr, 6 mos

Big Life Wins:

My classroom was the highest-scoring class in the school, and my school was the highest-scoring in the district!
Recently passed pre-calculus and calculus one in one summer, earning A’s in both!
While my family is Hispanic, I didn’t grow up speaking Spanish hardly at all. After I met my wife (herself a Spaniard), I picked it up to fluency.

Post MBA Goal:

My primary interest in business is that I’m frustrated by the lack of translational ambition in public health. Research is important, but so is putting that research into practice! I hope to work in pharma or biotech, managing projects and teams that are combining PH, pharma, and behavioral science to innovate new products that facilitate health.


Target School: MIT Sloan

Status: Open

Considering: Cornell Johnson


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