Congratulations to Mustufa Jafry who has won the President’s Medal for 2016! The President’s Medal is awarded to the student with the most distinguished UW record. Mustufa is a talented research and scholar who has received multiple scholarships and has several papers in line for publication. As a leader, he has served as co-chair of the UW Senior Gift Council, President and founder of UW Reach connecting pre-health students at the UW with medically underserved communities, and as president of UW Wellness Coalition, an organization working to reduce the stigma around mental illness and raise awareness about mental health issues among veterans and people affected by homelessness in Seattle.
After graduation, Mustufa plans to pursue a medical degree at the UW School of Medicine and either a Master’s in Public Health or a Master’s in Public Policy. His ambition is to become a physician in order to treat underserved populations.