Jewell Dinkins is a native from Franklin, Tennessee. She is a graduate of Christ Presbyterian Academy and currently attend the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. There, she is a junior in the College of Education, Health in Human Sciences. Her major is kinesiology, with a concentration in pre-medicine. She will graduate in December of 2013.
Throughout her years, Dinkins has gained extensive experience in the health field. Her three major experiences were her six week internship at Meharry Medical Center, and a 8 month internship at both Vanderbilt University and Williamson County Medical Center. Currently, Dinkins interns at the Tennessee Orthopedic Clinic under the supervision of a physical therapist.
At the University of Tennessee, she is a member of numerous organizations. She currently holds the position of Vice President of Community Service in Sigma Alpha Lambda Leadership and Honors Organization. Her main role to coordinate community service events for members of the organization to participate in. She is also the Community Service Chair for the Minority Achivement Program, where she does the same.
In her free time, Dinkins enjoys serving the community. As of now, she as a active volunteer for Girls on The Run, a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist in women empowerment and healthy living in the lives of middle school girls. She also is a volunteer of Clinic Vols, where she volunteers weekly at a middle school nursing clinic.