Jerone Samari

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

• Maui Preparatory Academy / Grade 10

• GPA: 4.11

• SPORTS: Cross country, swimming, golf

• FAMILY: Ravosh and Jacoba Samari of Lahaina

• ACTIVITIES: Robotics, Science Olympiad, Japan Wizards, Mountain Biking Club, triathlons

• FUTURE PLANS: Studying aerospace engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

• SPORTS LESSONS: “Athletics have taught me that self-improvement is a far better motive than comparing myself to others. This has translated over to my academic career with test scores as well as grades.”

* 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.