Meet Omari Christie, Hercules Scholar from Morehouse School of Medicine

Omari Christie, Hercules Scholar from Morehouse School of Medicine

GPA: 3.8
CLASSIFICATION: 2nd-year medical student
HOMETOWN: Alpharetta, GA
CAREER GOAL: Orthopaedic Surgery
INSPIRED BY: His grandparents (who emigrated from Jamaica) and extended family, who personify the rewards that come from hard work and perseverance.
HIS MOTTOS TO LIVE BY: “Be true to oneself” and “Life is dynamic”

Aside from excelling in his studies, Omari holds several offices at school and in Atlanta, including vice president of the MD class of 2019, president of the Internal Medicine Interest Group, chair of the Morehouse School of Medicine Wellness Committee, and Executive-at-Large for the Atlanta Medical Association.

 

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Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White is Director of Digital Strategy for the Tom Joyner Foundation, a writer and editor.