Christian Caceres is from Essex, CT, where he graduated from Valley Regional High School, though both his parents hail from Colombia. He is working on a dual BS/MS degree in nutritional sciences, and biochemical and molecular nutrition respectively. His career interests center on electrophysiology and cardiothoracic surgery, both of which he has learned about through time spent with doctors at the Jim Calhoun Cardiology Clinic at UConn Health. He has shadowed at Shoreline Medical Center for several years in the emergency department where he has seen lives saved and lives lost, which has only further impassioned him to pursue a career in medicine. He enjoys educating and mentoring others and will be serving as a tutor for SSS this year.