A special thanks to Nick Kelly (MS, RD, LD) for his moving, enlightening, and transformative DEI presentation celebrating Black History Month. Nick traveled from his home in Cleveland, Ohio to share his experiences navigating the medical world as a Black patient living with Cystic Fibrosis Passionate, energetic, knowledgeable, and compassionate, are a few words to describe Nicholas's approach to life. His story began at 3 months old when his mother diagnosed him with cystic fibrosis. Growing up, Nick strove for normalcy, valuing himself as a person, meant to stand out. Nick thrived despite his disease; obtaining a Bachelor's and Master's degree from Bowlling Green State University, and becoming a Registered Dietitian.