Hometown: Beaumont, TX
high school: Beaumont United HS
college: Northwestern University
Wallace Greene was born and raised in Beaumont, Texas. At a young age, he became curious about the world and how things work. This is how his passion for leadership, medicine, and engineering came into existence.
In his early childhood, Wallace began to participate in GT-TAME at Lamar University, where he dove into the foundation and problem sets that’s involved in engineering. At the age of nine years old, one of his brothers became diagnosed with diabetes. Inquisitive as to how he could find solutions to the unknown mysteries of medicine through the foundations of STEM, Wallace became apart of his middle school’s medical magnet program where he has been heavily involved since the sixth grade. From organizing multiple health fairs, screenings, and informative sessions regarding the importance of health in his community, his desire to pursue medicine increasingly developed. This has landed him a medical internship at Altus Cancer Center, where he received hands on training in multiple fields of medicine and is currently training to become a pharmacy technician.
Wallace aspire to open doors for underrepresented students who has a passion to pursue medicine, community service, and the studies of STEM. From holding positions such as Student Body President, President of Health Occupations Students of America, and his school’s President of GT-TAME, along with a multitude of other roles, his dedication to selflessness and the pursuit of solving the world’s prominent issues has inspired him to one day open a school where students with the same aspirations, who come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds can learn with the adequate resources in a diversified setting that stands on the foundations of service.
Wallace plans to attend University of Notre Dame and study chemical engineering, specifically pre-med and biomedical studies. He furthermore plans to continue community service and advocating for equality for the community of underrepresented minorities there. He hopes to one day attend medical school and become a Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon. Realizing that STEM and community service both intersects into the field of medicine, he wants to give back through assisting in saving lives and inspiring the youth of our tomorrow that they can too overcome life’s obstacles and pursue their passion in life through service to others.