Joshua L.

Grit Guide at University of Maryland, Baltimore County


Class of 2021

Hometown: Waldorf, MD

Major: Chemistry

Minor: Biology

Favorite Class or Professor and Why

Organic Chemistry. Even though it was hard I really felt like I learned a lot. Dr. Gierasch was really engaging and helpful.

Fun Fact

I can do magic tricks, and I'm looking into going into forensic science in the future.

How has UMBC helped you grow?

Getting involved on camps with jobs and clubs has helped me to work with so many different people and get to know different perspectives and learn from them.

I chose UMBC because...

I knew UMBC had a good science program, and going into that field I thought I'd be able to learn a lot, but I also like seeing all the concerts and shows the art department puts on on campus too.

I'm passionate about...

Forensic Science Magic Listening to Music Chemistry Research

I'm involved with...

Undergraduate Research Residential Assistant Retriver Music Society
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