Zayden Mokiao

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

• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12

• GPA: 3.5 (AP statistics, English, biology)

• SPORTS: Volleyball, paddling

• FAMILY: Ku’uipo Mokiao and Dareza Bras of Haiku

• ACTIVITIES: Swimming, beach

• FUTURE PLANS: Studying marine biology and Hawaiian language at the University of Hawaii at Hilo

• SPORTS LESSONS: “What I enjoy most about being an athlete is winning, meeting new people, gaining new experiences and showing people what I can do.”

* 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.