Braden is currently a pre-medical undergraduate at the University of Arizona majoring in Physiology and Medical Sciences with a minor in Business Administration. Beyond academics, Braden is very involved on campus as the Vice President of the preprofessional honor society Alpha Epsilon Delta as well as research in addiction in the UA College of Pharmacy. Braden was diagnosed with lymphoma in April 2020, and after seeing the lack of resources available to college-age students, he knew that he needed to make the necessary steps to correct the problem. With the help of Alexa Moran, he started the Come Together Fund to give financial and emotional support to college-age students diagnosed with cancer, a cause that he is very passionate about.
Alexa is currently attending the University of Arizona majoring in Elementary Education. Alexa’s passion for helping others translates perfectly into teaching and into running the Come Together Fund. With Braden, she started the non-profit in order to give back and aid those dealing with cancer. After working as a radiology assistant at Banner Health’s Cancer Center as well as witnessing Braden’s fight with cancer, she recognized the lack of help for college-aged cancer patients. She is very motivated to aid those in need and is a great team member of the Come Together Fund.
Siera is a freshman at the University of Arizona majoring in Physiology and Medical Sciences with a minor in Spanish with the hopes of going on to medical school. Outside of academic work, she has worked with Rotary for the last two years through Interact and now the UA Rotaract club as the Social Media chair. Additionally, she is a training Hero Care Regional Family Contact Volunteer with the American Red Cross and the Speaker Chair for Alpha Epsilon Delta.
Kate is a sophomore at the University of Arizona pursuing a major in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science with a minor in biochemistry. Her goal is to attend medical school after college and become a pediatric neurologist. Besides academics, Kate is involved in Alpha Epsilon Delta, a preprofessional health honorary, and serves as the event chair and is also currently looking to get into research. After hearing about Come Together Fund, she wanted to get involved so that she could be more involved in the Tucson community and work to make a difference in the lives of college students who have been diagnosed with cancer.