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Rogerio D Ferreira Jr.

Class of 2020

Hometown: Recife, Brazil
Undergraduate Degree: University of Central Florida

Rogerio Ferreira was born in Recife, Brazil, and moved to the United States at age 10. He grew up in Orlando and received a bachelor’s in biology from the University of Central Florida. During his undergraduate years he excelled academically and also engaged in research in the physics department. Additionally he enjoyed shadowing and volunteering. After graduating from UCF, he taught general chemistry at a high school in Orlando. Apart from his academics, one of his passions is soccer, which he enjoys playing and watching during his free time. Rogerio envisions himself serving minority communities in his own community. Growing up in a diverse city such as Orlando allowed him to accept the vocation of serving the community through health care.