LaDarius Gammage

LaDarius Gammage

Statewide Youth Advocacy Coordinator at the Florida Department of Health- Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida

Position: Statewide Youth Advocacy Coordinator

Organization: Florida Department of Health- Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida

Program Name: Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT)

How long have you been involved in tobacco control?
Since 2016

What brought you to tobacco control work?
A passion for exposing young adults to the truth about the risks associated with ENDS. While pursuing my MPH, this became the topic of my Masters project and landed me a position with the Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida

What is your favorite part of empowering youth?
My favorite part of empowering youth is confirming their beliefs and affirming them as being subject matter experts and agents of change by helping them think beyond the ordinary and inspiring them to investigate the facts in their battle against Big Tobacco

What do you do in your free time?
In my free time I like to hit the gym read books, play video games and enjoy life.