Darin Johnson, an African American male, received both a B.A. Psychology and B.S. in Rehabilitation Studies degrees from Winston-Salem State University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. While being mentored by Dr. David L. Mount, Darin successfully completed a prestigious Biomedical Research training program that consolidated approximately 5 years of research and professional development training, academic enhancement, and GRE preparation into a 12-month time frame. Mr. Johnson also served an ad hoc advisor function to Dr. Mount’s Health Equity Scholars to Health Equity Ambassadors program in the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity before enrolling in to a Clinical Psychology graduate program in Durham, North Carolina. “Excellent exposure; great training; and great interprofessional, team-based learning experiences!” Johnson said, when asked about his experience in Dr. Mount’s lab. In the meantime, Darin utilizes lessons learned in Dr. Mount’s lab to successfully perform competing tasks as the Acquisition and Growth Manager for LifE KiT Lifestyle Company in Durham, North Carolina. At LifE KiT Lifestyle Company Darin manages key aspects of the research and development division. This fall, Darin M. Johnson is slated to participate in the semester-long Integrative Health Coaching and Training Certification program at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.