The UCF College of Medicine’s first 41 have sky-high MCAT scores and are trail-blazing a new medical school–but that’s not all. They’ve also had some pretty interesting personal experiences.

My father used to tease me by saying he almost named me Prince Ivanhoe. He delivered me en route to the hospital, in the emergency lane on I-4 between the Princeton and Ivanhoe exits. I suppose I was a little eager to start my day.

Jonathan Gullett is from Orlando, FL