Tyra-Lee Brett is an immigrant from Johannesburg, South Africa. She is a Biomedical Sciences major that attends Hillsborough Community college and is in the FUSE program to graduate from the University of South Florida. This is her 2nd year as a national leader having served as the social media chair. Tyra’s passion is serving the underserved and creating long lasting impact! Tyra is a volunteering at the Tampa VA and has an undergraduate research job, where she is currently developing clinical trials in pain management strategies to combat the opioid epidemic. Tyra has combined her love for research and advocacy to design projects to enhance the access to premedical resources for underprivileged students.
She loves all things sport as she is a Japanese recognized Black belt in Karate and has represented South Africa at two world championships. She is also the founder of online Personal Trainer company.