Ivan Ezeigbo is a member of Minerva’s inaugural class, and is a Computational Sciences and Natural Sciences major. Not one to shy away from a challenge, Ivan aspires to become a doctor and help transform the healthcare system in his home country of Nigeria.
Before Minerva, Ivan always had a keen interest in learning. In fact, while in high school he represented Nigeria twice in the International Biology Olympiads. His passion for excelling in school started at a very young age and remains intact at Minerva. Ivan recently conducted genetic research at Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, where he learned and practiced laboratory techniques, as well as explored his interest in medicine.