Discover UC Davis student Garret Roth’s inspiring journey as a young climate leader whose passion for environmentalism and biochemistry led him to intern with Ten Strands. In this engaging Q&A, Garret shares his experiences and insights on the critical role of youth climate advocacy for addressing the pressing issues of our time.
Garret Roth is a student of the UC Davis class of 2027 who hopes to use his experience in environmentalism and major in biochemistry to continue his passion for research. Having been accepted into the undergraduate research program at UC Davis, Garret will continue his understanding of native wildlife and gene editing and is aiming to one day join the healthcare industry. His interests are strengthened by his time in Cal-HOSA, Science Olympiad, and publication in the CSUN Student Journal. Together, these experiences earned Garret a scholarship for “Careers in Healthcare,” awarded by his school. Garret is a current mentor of the 2023 California Youth Climate Policy cohort who emphasizes problem-solving and creativity. Garret hopes to pursue his love for music in college by playing with the UC Davis marching band and orchestra. He has experience playing the piano, marimba, marching cymbals, cello and bass drum throughout his life. Garret enjoys playing chess and solving crossword puzzles.