Jon is a second-year MPH candidate in the Health Care Management Department at YSPH from Seattle, WA. Jon is a first-generation college student, receiving his BS in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. Before arriving to Yale, he worked at Seattle Children’s in various administrative roles. As a healthcare professional, Jon is motivated by making healthcare accessible to the most vulnerable and under-resourced patient populations. Jon hopes to uplift the voices of patient communities and hold leaders accountable to ensure equitable and quality care is delivered. He had an opportunity to intern with CVS Health where he worked in the home health space and identifying strategies to make those products and services accessible. He is also involved on-campus serving as Co-President for the American College of Healthcare Executives and a board member for the Yale Healthcare Conference. He also is passionate about paying his experiences forward to inspire and empower BIPOC communities to pursue their dreams. Jon stays involved with service and mentorship by his membership in the Historically Black Greek Letter Organization, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc, and mentoring through the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship.