Jay-Sheree Allen is a 3rd year medical student at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN. She currently serves as the Student Vice President to Alumni Affairs in the Student Government and is the Community Service Chair for the Student National Medical Association (SNMA). She graduated from The City College of the City University of New York (CUNY) in May 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude.

She is the Founder and visionary behind the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Women of Excellence, Strength & Tenacity, Incorporated (WEST) whose mission is to empower young women to develop their strengths and leadership abilities and live up to their highest potential. She fulfilled a one year commitment with Jumpstart Americorps in New York City and taught biology and chemistry classes in Tanzania, Africa to over 150 young women in a Girls Empowerment Science Camp.