TJHSST Student Inducted as Fellow of the American Junior Academy of Science

School News
February 19, 2020

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) student Shan Lateef is one of three students in Virginia to be inducted as fellows of the American Junior Academy of Science. Along with his mentor and TJHSST teacher, Jennifer James, Lateef has been researching the underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms of traumatic brain injury since his freshman year. The American Junior Academy of Sciences (AJAS) is the only U.S. honor society recognizing America's premier high school students for outstanding scientific research. The AJAS mission is to introduce, encourage, and accelerate pre-college students into the professional world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Contact Tara Lateef at