Emmanuel is an immigrant from Nigeria and currently calls Northern California home. Living between Sacramento and the Bay Area, he enjoys learning about the numerous innovation efforts happening in the Silicon Valley. Prior to entering medical school, he was awarded a degree in biomedical engineering at the University of California, Davis. During this time, he participated in several engineering projects, including the development of a device to assist with physical rehabilitation of hemiparalytic/paraplegic patients. After graduating and working with medical devices at a Fortune 50 company, he left to pursue his MD at the University of California, San Francisco.
Emmanuel has been tutoring for two years, working with various students who dream of becoming physicians. He is skilled in physics, math, biology, and chemistry, especially with regard to preparation for the MCAT. He is passionate about mentorship, and his experience with mentorship is closely aligned with his work with the National Society of Black Engineers.
Outside of school, Emmanuel loves writing songs and running a YouTube channel. He is very passionate about using technology to solve problems and calls himself a “techie.” He is currently improving his data science skills and seeks to use this as a tool for innovation.