Reza Aziz – Student and Volunteer
Reza Aziz is a junior who attends Calhoun High School in Merrick, NY. As a high school student, Reza is a tutor for his local Kumon center on the weekdays, he volunteers at the North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, NY, and he officiates local travel soccer games on the weekends. He loves to play soccer for his local Merrick travel team and his community team NY Jaffery Juniors, who won the U16 tournament in the 2019 Umoja Games. He also enjoys being on stage and is a part of his high school’s specialized dramatic arts program, the OnTour Company. For the past 3 years, Reza has participated in Poetry Out Loud, which is a national competition where students recite poetry on stage. This past March, after winning the school and regional competition, Reza participated in the state competition where he had the opportunity to compete against fellow students across NY state and celebrate poetry. Reza has always been interested in the sciences and looks to pursue a career in medicine in the future.