Iris Henderson

Student in North Carolina

Iris Carlita Henderson is a twenty year old junior at North Carolina Central University. She is intending to major in Public Health Education. Born and raised in Henderson, North Carolina, Iris is the youngest child of Ira Henderson and the late Edna Harris. She has one brother, one sister, and four nephews. Iris is very family oriented. She loves to spend quality time with her family because she feels that a family bond is one of the most important bonds of life. In Iris's spare time she enjoys cooking, exercising, watching movies, and decorating. Although she likes to do these things, her main focus is studying her schoolwork. Iris is a self-motivated person. Once she comes upon a task, she will do anything to ensure the task not only be accomplished but completed with high standards. Iris’s career goal is to become a health educator to adolescents in rural areas. She would like to focus on sex education, pregnancy prevention, and also maternal and child health.