2017 Mariko Rooks
Milken Scholar 2017
Scholar Profile

Mariko Rooks

Health Policy


Mariko Rooks is a sophomore studying public health policy at Yale. She is a graduate of Culver City High School, an AP Scholar with Distinction and earned a National Merit Scholarship Commendation and the ACT Perfect Score Recognition. She spoke at the Smithsonian’s National Youth Summit on Japanese-American incarceration and was a medical scholar at the Osborne Head & Neck Institute. A varsity athlete in water polo and softball, she successfully convinced her school to build a new softball field and swimming pool.

High school:  Culver City High School


College Year Degree
Yale College
New Haven, CT
2021 B.S. Health Policy