Jae Lee is a senior at Washington University in St. Louis majoring in biochemistry and international development studies with a minor in global health. He was born in Korea and has lived in four countries in three continents. Before college, he took a gap year during which he volunteered at a hospital in Ghana and taught English in China. He has been an avid traveler, observing cultures in Tibet, Guatemala, Bulgaria, Mexico, and Dominican Republic.
Through his travels, he became interested in global health and wants to become a physician focused on ameliorating health disparities.