Atehlefac Zinkeng Fuayagem was born and raised in Cameroon, West Africa. She is a student at Pima Community College studying to get an associates of science degree. She looks forward to transferring to the University of Arizona to obtain a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She is a volunteer Research assistant at the BIO5 Institute in Dr. Anne Wertheimer’s lab. She works in the IDRC with bacteria from Diabetic foot ulcers.