14 African American Game Changers That Started as Rhodes Scholars

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Esther Uduehi

When Uduehi’s parents moved to the U.S. from Nigeria, they intended to pursue a better life, which included academics. Uduehi has fully embraced this ambition, having chosen to attend Oxford University next October under the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship Program. As of now, Uduehi, is on schedule to graduate from Indiana University with a dual degree in biochemistry and mathematics. She has been a Wells Scholar, Presidential Intern, Senator Richard Lugar Scholar and a visiting student at Oxford. She is also the co- founder of the IU Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students (MAPS). Uduehi intends to pursue a  career in medicinal chemistry research.

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