Jeremey Shropshire an Aspiring Cardiologist Named Hercules Scholar

[ Dallas, TX – June 10th, 2015 ]

Student: Jeremey Shropshire

GPA :3.75

Hometown : Hammond, Louisiana

Major/ Class: Chemistry Pre- Med / Junior

Jeremey, a junior at the Xavier University of Louisiana  was named the Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar ” for this week.

Mr. Shropshire is originally from Hammond, Louisiana and he currently holds a 3.75 GPA and is majoring in Chemistry Pre -Med at the Xavier University of Louisiana. After earning his degree at  XULA , he plans to attend and complete medical school in order to obtain a medical degree. He wants complete the PhD program in either cancer biology or chemistry.  His ultimate goal is to complete a cardiovascular fellowship in order to become a cardiologist.

On campus Jeremey is a Chemistry Tutor , Undergraduate Laboratory Student Researcher and he is on the McNair Scholars Community Service Board.  He is also a member of Alpha Lamda Delta Honors Society and is involved with STEM NOLA , an organization that assist students with science experiments and educate them on scientific reasoning

The most influential person in Jeremey’s life are his parents. He mentions that his parents instilled diligence, focus, perseverance and morality

He lives by the quote “A man who does not stand for something will fall for anything”   #XULA

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