The Downey Legend

2018-2019 Staff

Enrique Jimenez

Enrique Jimenez

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

Sam Duque

Sam Duque

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

Jazmyn Contreras

Jazmyn Contreras

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

Oscar Flores

Oscar Flores

Passionate and outgoing, upcoming journalist Oscar Flores, 12, will follow where the story goes and have h...

Adrian Soto

Adrian Soto

As vice president of Downey High School’s writing center, tutor Adrian Soto, 12, shares his passion fo...

Brianne Galindo

Brianne Galindo

Excited to finish high school this May and head off to college, Brianne Galindo, 12, is anticipating th...

Michelle Salinas

Michelle Salinas

With strengths in design and a passion for video, Michelle Salinas, 12, hopes to show what she’s made...

Sebastian Cornejo

Sebastian Cornejo

An extrovertive with an outgoing personality, Sebastian Cornejo,12, likes to learn more about people and ...

Alexa Ortiz

Alexa Ortiz

After attending a trip to Catalina Island over the summer, sophomore Alexa Ortiz is ready to pursue ...

Georgee Campbell

Georgee Campbell

Looking to find the perfect picture around school, photographer Georgee Campbell, 12, likes to do thing...

Samantha Osuna

Samantha Osuna

Influenced by film director Wes Anderson, Samantha Osuna, 10, loves dissecting and critiquing film genres such...

Amy Garcia

Amy Garcia

Having a passion for photography, Amy Garcia, 11, joins the Downey Legend to express her love for taki...

Xenia Pena

Xenia Pena

Determined to continue her photography career after high school, senior Xenia Pena pursues photography ...

Diego Martinez

Diego Martinez

As a writer in the Downey Legend, sophomore Diego Martinez loves to express himself through the act of wr...

Adam Bhuiyan

Adam Bhuiyan

Avid sci-fi enthusiast, Adam Bhuiyan, 12, discusses his interest of science, astronomy, and the dis...

Lukas Luna

Lukas Luna

With a passion for reading and writing, Lukas Luna, 10, hopes to one day use his skills to become a ...

Andrew Vega

Andrew Vega

With a natural eye for photography, Andrew Vega, 12, is excited to showcase his skills through the Downey L...

Jasmine Fernandez

Jasmine Fernandez

For Jasmine Fernandez,12, it’s about the journey and the destination. As a student involved in almost...

Jessica Garcia

Jessica Garcia

Wanting to major in visual arts and performance straight out of high school, Jessica Garcia, 12, has...

Sebastian Romero

Sebastian Romero

Eager to start off his senior year with a blast, Sebastian Romero, 12, has a profound way of expressin...

Jesus Aguayo-Cerda

Jesus Aguayo-Cerda

Formally enrolled in AP U.S. History and currently enrolled in AP Microeconomics, senior Jesus Aguayo-Cerda belie...

Nathalie Sibal

Nathalie Sibal

After watching Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again four times, Nathalie Sibal,12, recounts how this film series ...

Sarah Espinoza

Sarah Espinoza

Discussing her trip to Europe, Sarah Espinoza 12, explains how traveling has changed her perspective on ...

Eliza Vargas

Eliza Vargas

Possessing a drive for knowledge, Eliza Vargas, 10, joins the Downey Legend as a photographer who wa...

Francesca Ortiz

Francesca Ortiz

Ready to immerse herself in a unique environment, Francesca Ortiz, 12, discusses her goal to attend Ne...

Vanessa Carrillo

Vanessa Carrillo

Looking to help the sick and elderly, Vanessa Carrillo, 11, hopes to become a CNA or RNA medic while...

Santiago Mares

Santiago Mares

Wanting to get more involved with school activities, Santiago Mares, 12, joins the newspaper staff a...

Alexis Gutierrez

Alexis Gutierrez

As a returning Downey Legend news staff member, Alexis Gutierrez, 12, plans to expose more of what Downey High School ...

Lily Nguyen

Lily Nguyen

As the lead comic artist for the Downey Legend this 2018-19 school year, sophomore Lily-Jane Nguyen ...

Nicole Alvarez

Nicole Alvarez

With the rhythm of a dancer in her heart, Nicole Alvarez, 10, a Cuban-American, credits her heritage with her t...

Michael Pasaye

Michael Pasaye

With an unexplainable passion for water polo and writing, senior Michael Pasaye is eager to experience e...

Gilberto Jijon

Gilberto Jijon

Being in The Downey Legend for the first year, Gilberto Jijon, 12, will be joining the Business Team th...

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