Jemal was an undergraduate volunteer from Columbia University in the City of New York, where he studied Neuroscience and Behavior. Science has always been his favorite subject, leading him to pursue a summer role in the Hankenson Lab. He enjoys hiking, climbing, and gaming. In school he is involved in varsity Track and Field and teaching health to underprivileged high school students across New York City through Peer Health Exchange. Jemal was involved in the analysis of femurs treated with CTRP3 and CTRP15 to determine bone quality in efforts to help achieve safer and more reliable treatments. In the future, Jemal aspires to complete a master’s program for Genetic Counseling and later in life become an astronaut.