Brandon Powell, at the age of 28, decided to return back to realm of academia. His decision to return came after an illustrious career playing professional basketball in Europe. In his migration away from basketball, Brandon felt a strong desire to give back to the community while seeking a higher calling. The dental profession was the perfect fit. Starting in May 2012, Brandon began his arduous journey of completing the dental school prerequisites at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Having already received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Missouri Baptist University in 2007, Brandon needs to satisfy the science requirements to become an eligible applicant. As a proud member of the Undergraduate Pre Health Program at the Anschutz Medical Campus, he expects to further ignite his yearning to become a competent health care provider. Soaking in information from health professionals that embody "best practices" on a daily basis.