Chelsea Wilkerson is a third-year law student enrolled at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. Chelsea is a product of South Georgia and moved to Atlanta to attend Georgia State University. While at Georgia State, Chelsea worked part-time, interned with entities such as the Department of Health and Human Services, volunteered with several organizations such as Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and earned placement on the President’s list for academic achievement. Chelsea was accepted into Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School following her attendance at Georgia State. After graduating with her Bachelors in Sociology, she accepted John Marshall’s invitation and partial academic scholarship. Life as a law student has been a rewarding journey for Chelsea. She has worked on a number of programs at John Marshall including the first Black History Celebration Program, and competed in the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition in Birmingham, Alabama. This past summer, Chelsea obtained an Externship with the Health Law Partnership where she worked on cases bridging the gap between health problems and legal issues. Chelsea was recently elected as Vice President of the Student Bar Association for the 2018-2019 Academic Year. Chelsea also plans to compete in this year’s Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition. As her final year as a law student comes to a close, Chelsea is focusing on spearheading a number of programs for the benefit of AJMLS students such as raising funds for a children’s’ school in Haiti, organizing this year’s Black History Program while she prepares to take the Georgia Bar Exam. Chelsea continues to strive for excellence in all that she does aspiring to be an agent of positive change for the Black/African-American community.