Joanna Ferguson is a first year at Penn Dental Medicine pursuing her DMD. She graduated from the University of Virginia where she received her Bachelor’s degree in both Foreign Affairs and African American/African Studies. After her time at U.Va, she joined Teach for America and taught Kindergarten in Atlanta Public Schools for two years. Prior to matriculation into the DMD program she worked as a dental assistant at a pediatric dental office and was inspired to pursue a career in pediatric dentistry. 

She is an avid gardener and has plans to landscape her future home with all edible vegetation, Hansel and Gretel style..but healthier. She also loves the artistry of makeup and is a self proclaimed #mua with dreams of becoming a famous youtuber. Finally, she can frequently be caught binge watching Netflix or listening to Corinne Bailey Rae while cooking an elaborate meal.