Brandon Yates

Brandon Yates
Color photo portrait. From author: Maya Angelou once said, "Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud." We as a human race have the power to positively impact others through our actions and words. Regardless of the obstacles I may encounter I try to stay optimistic and maintain openness. All it takes is one subtle smile, laugh or even a peaceful conversation to make a change in someone's life. I try to live my life as my authentic self. It was definitely a journey to live in my "truth" as a gay male. Once I was able to be vulnerable, my visibility as a gay male to the community around me, allowed me to be approachable to people struggling with their own identity issues. Yates is a M. D. Candidate, Class of 2020 in the Brody School of Medicine. Pronouns: he/him/his.
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