Eden Mackinnon

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

• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12

• GPA: 4.0 (AP statistics, English and composing, psychology, studio art)

• SPORTS: Cross country, track and field, tennis

• FAMILY: Thomas and Keren Mackinnon of Makawao

• ACTIVITIES: Volunteer tennis coach, youth cross country coach, fundraising for the Alexander Academy of Performing Arts

• FUTURE PLANS: Studying art and exercise science in college

• SPORTS LESSONS: “What I find most enjoyable about being an athlete are the friendships and connections that are built while doing something that is mutually strenuous but at the same time extremely invigorating.”

* 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.