Makena, is a Junior at Don Antonio Lugo High School in Chino, CA. She is involved in ASB, currently serving as Class President and has been captain of the girls varsity basketball team. She is involved in the Hearts & Heroes Friendship Club for students with special needs, and she is a volunteer in the children’s ministry at Vantage Point Church. Makena has participated in multiple Home Run Heroes events. She has also traveled with the One Desk Foundation for a project in Japan. Makena feels blessed to be part of the upcoming Honduras Flowers Bay project and looks forward to spending time with the local children. Makena plans to go to medical school to become a pediatrician. She dreams of making this world a better place by serving others and instilling the values and lessons that she has gained from the One Desk Foundation.