Name: Umaima Memon

High School: Hightower High School Medical Academy

Faith Tradition: Sunni Muslim

Future Field of Study: Genetics, then medical school for anesthesiology

Future Dream: To be someone my younger self would be proud of

Role Model: Neil Gaiman

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