Nevan Watanabe

A Close-up look at Maui County's High School Athletes presented by Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.

• Kamehameha Schools Maui / Grade 12

• GPA: 3.922 (English 100, Psychology 100, Statistics 115)

• SPORTS: Baseball, football

• FAMILY: Mercy and Ray Watanabe of Wailuku

• ACTIVITIES: Peer Mediation, National Honor Society, Letterman’s Club, Interact Club

• FUTURE PLANS: Studying biomedical sciences at Stony Brook or Santa Clara University

• SPORTS LESSONS: “Being an athlete has taught me to be grateful for all the opportunities, including challenges and accomplishments because each experience has shaped me into the person I am today.”

* Sports Spotlight students are selected by athletic officials from Maui County high schools and these profiles are compiled by the sports department of The Maui News. The Alexander & Baldwin Foundation makes a $200 donation in honor of each student athlete to their high school’s athletic fund.