Activist - Jessica Lee Aquino

Jessica Lee on Insta: @j.essicalee

What's your hometown?
Waipahu is my hometown 

What's your understanding of noRep?
My understanding of noRep is they are a local brand pushing forward with there products of aloha, and being different from large corporate brands.

What are your goals/dreams?
My goals are to make a better place for the locals on Hawai'i and spreading the aloha,also some of my dreams are to shoot and surf professionally.

What does Activism mean to you?
Activism means to me to promote a change in efforts to make better.

What's the one thing you'd like to shoot?
One thing I'd like to shoot is waves,that is one of my dreams,to be a wave photographer.

Have you got any hidden gems? Any photo you are most proud of?
Well I got some hidden gems,I'm a paddler for my high school team,and yes I do have a photo that I am most proud of,it's a photo of a honu(turtle) just laying on the beach,it's like untouched beauty. 

Why surfing?
Surfing is great,I'm still learning how to surf,and just loving the water and the culture of it all,and when I'm in the water it's a whole different world.

How old are you?
I'm currently 14 years of age

What's that one thing that inspires you?
One thing that inspires me is my family and the hope of keeping Hawai'i sustainabl,

Aspirational question - how would you make this a better place?
I would want to make this a better place by helping make Hawai'i a sustainable independent island and in touch with its natural culture.

If you could surf anywhere in the world, where would you go?
I would want to surf at Tahiti, to surf or just see the amazing waves from Tahiti would be my dream.

How do you see yourself in 10 years?
In 10 years I hope to see my self helping out the environment one step at a time.