The Downey Legend

2019-2020 Staff

Diego Martinez

Co-Copy Editor

Planning to attend a Cal. State to major in English and Philosophy, copy editor, Diego Martinez 11,  is...

Lukas Luna

Co-Copy Editor

Writer, Lukas Luna, 11, has been part of Downey High School’s Newspaper, The Downey Legend, for two year...

Leanna Bobadilla

Photographer

In Downey High School, we have a lot of outgoing and loud people, not noticing the quiet ones at time...

Brisa Rodriguez

Photographer

A current photographer this year for the Newspaper at Downey High School, Brisa Rodriguez, 12, is showing...

Clarissa Arceo

Photographer

New student from St. Pius, Clarissa Arceo, 12, is starting her first year as a photographer in Downe...

Carla Vente

Photographer

Varsity Lacrosse player Carla Vente, 12, ends her final year at Downey High as a photographer on The D...

Natalie Ramirez

Photographer

Initially taking photojournalism before joining The Downey Legend staff as a photographer, Natalie Ramirez, 11, dev...

Katherine Portillo

Photographer

With the help of her experience from a Photojournalism class during her freshman year, Katherine Portil...

Arely Macedo

Photographer

As her time at Downey High draws to a close, Senior Arely Macedo hopes to finish her fourth and final ...

Enrique Jimenez

Podcaster

Finishing his last year  strong, Podcast Manager, Enrique Jimenez,12, has been  part of Downey High ...

Yasmine Jreisat

Podcaster

Staying active and helping people is what Yasmine Jreisat,10, does best. She looks forward to meeting ne...

Melina Michaus

Podcaster

Starting her first year in Newspaper as a podcaster, Melina Michaus is a senior at Downey High with a ...

Jezabel Perez

Podcaster

Newcomer to Downey High’s newspaper, The Downey Legend, Jezabel Perez, 10, joins the podcast team. Perez...

Andrea Vega

Videographer

Aiming to leave an impact this year to end off her Downey High experience, Andrea Vega, 12, joins the Down...

Loren Sapiter

Videographer

Entering her first year of Newspaper, senior Loren Sapiter, is eager to start as a videographer in t...

Gilbert Arevalo

Videographer

First year staff member of the Downey High newspaper, The Downey Legend, Gilbert Arevalo, 12, joins a...

Andre Lucas

Writer

One of the writers at Downey High School for The Downey Legend newspaper is Andre Lucas, 11.  As English is one...

Jahzelle Ford

Writer

Writer Jahzelle Ford, 12, is new to newspaper this year. Last year, she realized how much she enjoyed w...

Jocelyn Rosillo

Writer

A budding philanthropist, Jocelyn Rosillo, 10, is in her first year of newspaper at Downey High school...

Nicole Alvarez

Co-Editor-In-Chief

With the hopes of leaving an imprint wherever she goes, Co-Editor In Chief, Nicole Alvarez, 11, aims...

Vanessa Carrillo

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Co-Editor in Chief, Vannesa Carrillo, 12, has been part of Downey High School’s Newspaper, The Downe...

Sam Duque

Illustrator

Fulfilling her passion, Sam Duque, 11, expresses her love as an illustrator both in the Downey Legend newsp...

Jazmyn Contreras

Illustrator

Illustrator, Jazmyn Contreras, 11, has been in Newspaper for one year, going on her second year. She h...

Jace Carlos

Illustrator

Downey Legend comic artist, Jace Carlos, 12, returns for the feeling of family that he had left behi...

Jaylene Cardona

business

 First year staff member of The Downey Legend newspaper, Jaylene Cardona, 12, photographer and business ...

Natalia Sotomayor

illustrator

With the hopes of one day being involved in the medical field, junior Natalia Sotomayor’s, growth m...

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