Event Directors


Jacob is a fourth year medical student who grew up just a short distance away in Arlington where he attended Martin High School. Transitioning to college, he attended Harding University in Arkansas where he played NCAA Division II soccer for four years. It was there that he earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering before deciding to continue his education in medical school. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer, running, lifting weights, reading and traveling. He is excited to be involved for the fourth time with Carnaval de Salud!


Katelynn Smith is a fourth-year medical student going into Internal Medicine and is honored to serve as a Co-Director this year.  Originally from the Midwest, she came to Texas for medical school and the BBQ. When not at the hospital, she enjoys doing puzzles and cuddling with her cats. She is looking forward to creating an amazing event during such challenging times. 


Cylaina is a medical student currently on a neurosurgical research fellow. She grew up in Bedford, TX. She went to Rice University where she studied psychology and biochemistry. She is passionate about public health and enjoys helping the community learn more about healthcare! When Cylaina is not studying you can find her watching cooking show, baking bread, and trying the new food craze in Dallas. Cylaina is excited to continue to be a part of making the fair great this year!