Marlène is a student at the University of Central Florida earning her Bachelors of Science. She is majoring in Biomedical Sciences on the pre-med track and minoring in English Literature. She is a student of the Burnett Honors College and a LEAD Scholar. Her career goal is to work as a doctor, hopefully as a neurosurgeon. Marlène has a wonderful son, Breandan, who she is raising as a single mother.