Master’s Candidate Charts Future Path in St. John’s ROTC Program

Born in the small community of St. Ann Parish in Jamaica, Brittany emigrated in 2013 to the United States with her family. Settling in Freeport, NY, she enlisted in the Army soon after her arrival. She became a citizen in 2020, the same year she completed her undergraduate studies at what is now the global division of the University of Arizona.

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“My personal philosophy is to strive for excellence, help others, and be happy,” the 29-year-old cadet said. “As an active-duty soldier, I’m here to be that person to teach, help, and motivate others—but I can learn from them as they learn from me.”

Brittany Smith
  • MS in Healthcare Systems
  • College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences