Jessasha Tanoue-Kekona

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

• Baldwin High School / Grade 12

• GPA: 3.5 (AP European history)

• SPORTS: Softball

• FAMILY: Latasha Kekona of Wailuku and Jesse Tanoue of Kahului

• ACTIVITIES: National Honor Society, Polynesian Club

• FUTURE PLANS: Studying exercise science at Corban University

• SPORTS LESSONS: “What I enjoy most about being an athlete is knowing that my team and coaches have the same drive that I do for the sport that we love. It makes playing 100 percent easier.”

* 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.