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Taitum Jones

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

• King Kekaulike High School / Grade 12

• GPA: 3.952 (AP Spanish, psychology, English literature)

• SPORTS: Swimming, water polo, surfing, cross country

• FAMILY: Kathi and Brian Jones of Haiku

• ACTIVITIES: College Club, Best Buddies

• FUTURE PLANS: Studying nursing in college.

• SPORTS LESSONS: “What I enjoy most about being an athlete is having a team to bond with, and it’s a great stress reliever. … Being an athlete has taught me to push yourself to the limit.”

* 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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