Tejas Athni is a dedicated and highly-motivated high school student who attends Stratford Academy in Macon, GA. His interests are quite diverse, ranging from scientific research to journalism to community service.
Currently, he is a student researcher and has won numerous national and international awards. He has presented and discussed his research at various locations around the world, including at universities, international medical and scientific conferences, pharmaceutical companies, and public speaking venues such as TEDxPeachtree.
Tejas has been featured in numerous news organizations, magazines, and websites, such as Business Wire, WGXA 24 TV, Macon Telegraph, Atlanta Daybook, Georgia Family Magazine, and numerous others.
Tejas has also founded a CPR education non-profit organization and is the Editor-in-Chief of an international online magazine. Additionally, he has immersed himself into community service throughout his high school career, amassing over 850 hours of service.
Tejas delivered his presentation at TEDxPeachtree on October 6, 2017, at the Rialto Center for the Arts in Atlanta, Georgia.