Meet the UHMP Team

Student Interns

Isabel Fajardo
Isabel Fajardo - 17, is a freshman at Pomona College after graduating as valedictorian from Emerson Preparatory School in Washington, D.C. She has a variety of interests, particularly journalism, fashion and design, media, and social justice. In the past, Isabel has written for the NorthWest Current, a local D.C. newspaper...

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Davon Harris
Davon Harris - I attend Virginia Union University in Richmond, VA. I am a freshman and I major in Mass Communication with a focus in Broadcast Journalism. I have recently been elected as the Freshman Class Senator for the 2019-2020 academic school year! I have been apart of UHMP for about two years now.

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Ciara Jones
Ciara Jones - is a sophomore at Morgan State University who has a double major in Biology and Chemistry and is on the Pre-Med track. She hopes to become a neonatal surgeon. She also takes French, Spanish and Political Science...

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Sierra Lewter
Sierra Lewter - is both a sophomore at New York University and a young adult who is passionate about addressing issues that specifically impact minorities and people of color. Through her work with the Urban Health Media Project, she has been able to successfully research, write and publish articles addressing the systematic mistreatment of African American males, the existing inequalities in health facilities...

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Joshua Mitchell
Joshua Mitchell - is a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, majoring in journalism and minoring in photography, digital studies, and environmental studies. He is attending UW-Madison on the Posse Leadership Scholarship, a full-tuition scholarship awarded to leaders in their communities and schools. He has been a fellow in the Urban Health Media Project since its inception in 2017...

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Reggie Payne
Music and Art Director - Reginal “Reggie” Payne is an intern, and creative director at the Urban Health Media Project. Reggie is not only a journalist, but a student who performs in the visual arts using drawing, painting and photography and in the performing arts as a musician. He is a freshman at the University of the District of Columbia, where he is majoring in music...

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