Kayesha Hancel

Cornell University: College of Human Ecology ‘22
Human Biology, Health + Society

Bronx Community College, C’20, Chemistry

Big Dream: Kayesha Hancel is pursuing an associate’s degree in Chemistry at Bronx Community College. Born and raised in Jamaica by her father, Kayesha witnessed countless instances of suffering due to limited access to quality healthcare. Kayesha’s goal is to become a dermatologist, focusing on improving the quality of life for people in underserved communities.

Leadership Activities

  • Member, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
  • Member, Accelerated Study in Associate Programs, BCC
  • Treasurer, Biology Club, BCC
  • Participant, Black Engineer of the Year STEM Conference