Senior Spotlight — Breana Shuron Jefferson
MADISON – Breana Shuron Jefferson is a graduating senior at James Clemens High School.
Jefferson participated as a James Clemens Intern for Health Science, which is a clinical student who ‘shadows’ professionals at various places including Madison Hospital, Huntsville Hospital, Crestwood Medical Center and Madison clinical sites.
“My favorite classes throughout my high school years were the Health Science Academy classes, starting freshman year with ‘Foundation of Health Science to Anatomy’ and senior year internship,” Jefferson said. “Thank you to Mrs. Patricia Collins and Mrs. Ashley Steinert; they have taught and prepared me for my future endeavors of aspiring to be a physical therapist.”
“I managed a 4.0 GPA all year,” Jefferson said. She has been a four-year player with James Clemens Girls Basketball Program and as student athletic trainer for the varsity football team. She was a member of the Health Occupation Student Association or HOSA Club and Red Cross Club.
“During my senior internship class, I was blessed to become a Certified Patient Care Technician, who provides hands-on assistance to serve patients’ basic needs, as well as work alongside other healthcare professionals,” Jefferson said.
Her parents are Tyrone and LaShon Jefferson. Breana has one sibling — Kennedy Jefferson. Her grandparents are Carl and Marie Jefferson. Breana is an active member with the youth ministry of Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church.
Breana will attend Tennessee State University in Nashville to study health science with a concentration in physical therapy.
“My favorite memory of my senior year was the best feeling of celebrating with our football team defeating Bob Jones for the second year in a row … also finding out we were regional champs when we beat Sparkman,” Breana said.