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Recipient Profile - Somer Greene

SOMER GREENE

HOMETOWN
Memphis, TN

COLLEGE OF ENROLLMENT
University of Cambridge

MAJOR
Master of Philosophy in Sociology of Media and Culture

CURRENT AGE/AGE UPON GRADUATION
23 / 24

 

STRENGTHS 
Hereditary Gastric Carcinoma survivor, inspired, hard-working, critical thinker, creative, compassionate, infinitely grateful.

WEAKNESSES
America’s Funniest Home Videos, shiny objects, popcorn, Pinterest, coffee and jazz

PASSIONS/HOBBIES 
Community engagement and Community-based learning, Volunteerism, Youth-driven social justice initiatives, meditation, yoga, running, writing, and reading.


         

 

 

TOP 3 LIFE GOALS 
1) Become a certified yoga instructor for those who have experienced trauma
2) Sneak onto a movie set and pass as an Extra
3) Incorporate community-based learning and meditation practices in schools  

BIGGEST TAKE-AWAY(S) FROM YOUR CANCER EXPERIENCE
It’s not all about me. My pain has made me more aware of the pain of others, and supporting others in their times of need is the highest purpose of my cancer experience.

 

 

 

 

 



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