Jaqueline Penn


Jacqueline is currently pursuing a major in Psychobiology and a minor in Spanish at UCLA. She serves as the Lead Research Assistant in the UCLA thinkSMART® Lab, where she is also conducting research to examine overall improvements as a result of participation in thinkSMART®. On campus, Jacqueline serves on the Public Health Committee of Flying Samaritans, a student-run organization that operates a free community clinic in Tijuana, Mexico. She is also training to become an HIV risk-reduction counselor for young adults in the greater Los Angeles area.

In the future, Jacqueline wants to become a physician and an advocate for equitable access to healthcare. In her free time, Jacqueline enjoys biking and hanging out with her dogs.

Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.

Eleanor Roosevelt