Jayla is originally from Fishers, Indiana. After graduating from Hamilton Southeastern High School, she decided to pursue a degree at IU Bloomington because of its exceptional pre-medical program and proximity to home. On campus, Jayla serves as a Resident Assistant at Forest, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., and part of the Minority Association of Pre-medical students. In her free time she enjoys working out, reading, and hanging out with friends. Her interest in her position as a Rising Women Ambassador stems from her passion for giving back to the community and raising awareness about gender equality.
Best Career Blunder
I used to referee little league soccer games in the cold and rain.
Having to pay attention to little people running around when I couldn’t stop shivering.
Mind over matter! When you combine internal motivation and external willpower, anything is possible.
Education and Certifications
Neuroscience B.S.- Indiana University Bloomington