Born and raised in Orange County, Makena graduated from Boise State University with a degree in communications. Her passion and dedication to be successful in everything she does stems from caring deeply about her work and being personally invested in helping others. She believes hard work goes hand in hand with talent which drives her to work hard, no matter what challenges come her way.
When not working, Makena enjoys going on spontaneous trips, spending time with her loved ones, and dreams of traveling all around the world. After being ranked 1st place out of 50 countries for dance, Makena continues her passion to stay active by working out in her free time.