I am Deirdre' Renea Johnson and was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. Currently, I am a rising junior majoring in Computer Science at Fisk University located in Nashville, TN. My career and graduate school interests include pursuing a job in Computational Sciences and/or Engineering, and possibly, Statistics. At Oak Ridge, I was given the opportunity to build my learning skills in the computer science area by obtaining new information that will be very helpful towards my future and my career. Also, these skills were enhanced by working with my mentorss and peers, and learning new information about the technological world. Through determination, I know I will achieve the standards that I have set forth as future career goals.