Arik Mendoza

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

Arik Mendoza

• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12

• GPA: 3.5

• SPORTS: Track and field, football

• FAMILY: Acacia Glidewell, Ryan Kama and Lance Mendoza of Makawao

• ACTIVITIES: Going to the beach, spending time with family

• FUTURE PLANS: Studying kinesiology at Boise State University

• SPORTS LESSONS: “What I enjoy most about being an athlete is the competitive play. Being an athlete has taught me to be humble on and off the field, making me a better person by balancing the roles of a student and athlete.”

* 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.

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