Chidindu Aniekwenagbu

KIPP Massachusetts Public Charter Schools

Chidindu, KIPP Academy Lynn Collegiate alum, plans to major in biochemistry on the pre-medical track at Union College to become a medical doctor. As a future Black doctor, he aspires to dismantle the racial disparities in medicine and construct medical organizations in Nigeria to give back to his people. In school, Chidindu is a Peer Mentor, meeting regularly with lower classmen to provide mental, academic, and emotional support; he was also a co-captain of his Varsity Soccer Team and member of the Varsity Basketball Team. In addition to excelling in school, Chidindu has his Home Health Aide Certification, which he uses to care for the elderly while expanding his passion for healthcare; he is also an altar server, usher, and choir member at St. Mary’s of Sacred Heart Parish. Chidindu will attend Union College as part of the Posse Scholarship Program and was also selected as a Dell Scholar.