Jeanine Williams and Her Favorite Element

Biochemistry major and track star describes her sport and favorite element

January 24, 2019

Jeanine Williams launches the 2019 monthly feature "My Favorite Element." This series is part of Georgia Tech's celebration of 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements, #IYPT2019GT. Each month a member of the Georgia Tech community will share his/her favorite element via video.

A biochemistry major, Williams is also a two-time NCAA All-American student athlete. She runs sprints and hurdles and is the reigning ACC champion in the 60-meter hurdles.

Williams will graduate in May 2019. She plans to run track professionally after graduation and to try out for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Her ultimate goal is to attend medical school and become a pediatric surgeon.

The native of Kingston, Jamaica, is also a member of the 2018 All-Academic Team for the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

Her favorite element is .... Watch the video!

Renay San Miguel, communications officer in the College of Sciences, produced and edited the videos in this series. 

For More Information Contact

A. Maureen Rouhi, Ph.D.
Director of Communications
College of Sciences