Meet the Scholars

Since 2005, Scholars from across the United States and Africa have raised awareness and mobilized action in their communities and beyond. As Bezos Scholars, students and educators have inspired change on issues such as mental health awareness and advocacy, civic engagement, STEM education, environmental justice, refugee and immigrant rights, and much more.

2021 Bezos Scholars

Isabel Ohakamma  & John Glenn Santos Ramon, PhD
Hightower High School , Texas

Runzhi Hu & Susan Potts
Rancho High School, Nevada

Ammi Lucy Hernandez & Carla Felix
Cutler Bay Senior High School , Florida

Isoiza Emah & Tony Mensah
Montgomery Blair High School, Maryland

Avery McCoy Ell & Natalie Davis
Old Town High School , Maine

Bubuney Havi & Maureen Loflin
Bayside High School, Virginia

Flavia Nunez & Michele Mar
School for Advanced Studies-North Campus , Florida

Sawyer Husain & Tom Gayda
North Central High School, Indiana

Josephine Fields & Kristi Billings
Brown County High School , Indiana

Bella Garcia & Mayra Valle
Westchester Academy for International Studies, Texas

Owen Lee & Nick Wellington
Edmonds-Woodway High School , Washington

Gabriel Gerig & Francisco Javier Lopez Ortiz
Inlet Grove Community High School, Florida

Saifeddine Lahmar, Jaelene Sharveshni Iyman , Selima Terras, Panashe Noel Jonga, Suyash Nowbut & Ssanyu Sematimba
African Leadership Academy

Past Years' Cohorts