Robin Cameron is a native of Birmingham, Alabama. She graduated from The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) where she majored in biology and double minored in chemistry and public health. As an undergraduate, Robin participated with both the Marching Blazers and UAB’s Blazer Band as a flautist. She also volunteered with Girl Scouts and mentored middle school aged girls while in college. She plans to go to dental school after serving with Impact America.

What do you like to do for fun?
I enjoy leisurely reading, going to the movies, and trying new cuisines.

What was your most meaningful service experience or extracurricular activity in college and why?
I spent my last two spring breaks of college learning about community service in both New Orleans and Memphis with a group of passionate people. In New Orleans, our group mentored and tutored Boys & Girls Club youth, assisted in a thrift store with the goal of aiding incarcerated women in their re-assimilation into society, and recycled Mardi Gras beads. In Memphis, our group boarded up uninhabited homes and worked on murals inspired by members of the community. These two trips are meaningful to me because oftentimes individuals forget that service is not limited to their home environment and that it is not only reserved for the aftermath of catastrophic events. To serve allows me to aid in the betterment of someone else’s life.

What’s something most people don’t know about you?
Most people don’t know that I figure skated for three years when I was younger. The adrenaline that builds as you hit the ice is a feeling I’ll never forget. I can no longer execute the jumps or turns as well, but I still enjoy the sport.