The Downey Legend

2021-2022 Staff

Jonathan Velasquez (He/him)

Jonathan Velasquez (He/him)

  Although it felt as if his junior year was taken from him, Jonathan Velasquez, 12, joins T...

Samantha Ramirez

Samantha Ramirez

First year staff member Samantha Ramirez, 11, joins The Downey Legend as a writer in hopes of gaining...

Ximena Solorzano

Ximena Solorzano

Entering her first year as a photographer for The Downey Legend, Ximena Solorzano, 10, makes it her goa...

Daniela Varela

Daniela Varela

With her creativity and artistic personality, Daniela Varela, 12, enters her first year in The Downey Le...

Gina Campos

Gina Campos

Working hard in her second year as a Downey Legend staff member, Gina Campos, 12, spends her time sha...

Deborah Diaz

Deborah Diaz

First-year photographer in The Downey Legend, Deborah Diaz, 12, appreciates what it means to build new bond...

Ashley Vera

Ashley Vera

Starting her first year apart The Downey Legend as a photographer, Ashley Vera, 12, is very passionate ab...

Leilani Montes

Leilani Montes

Entering into her final year of high school, Leilani Montes, 12,  hopes to expand her horizons in the w...

Jessica Arellano

Jessica Arellano

As she starts out her first year on The Downey Legend, Jessica Arellano, 12, decided to be a part of the...

Rebeca Leon

Rebeca Leon

In her last year of high school, Rebeca Leon, 12, is making sure to live her life to the fullest by main...

Denise Rodriguez

Denise Rodriguez

After gaining some photography experience during her junior year, Denise Rodriguez, 12, is thrilled to s...

Ariel Lara

Ariel Lara

As she enters her last year of high school, Ariel Lara, 12, joins The Downey Legend with hopes to ste...

Miranda Ortiz

Miranda Ortiz

First Year in The Downey Legend as a photographer, Miranda Ortiz, 12, has a goal to graduate with CSF...

Kimberly Moreno

Kimberly Moreno

 Joining The Downey Legend staff for the very first time this year as a photographer, Kimberly Moreno...

Diana Curiel Bueno

Diana Curiel Bueno

Coming back to her second year of  being a part of The Downey Legend as a Comic artist, Diana Curiel...

Isabella Galvez

Isabella Galvez

Returning Downey Legend member, Isabella Galvez, 11, is entering her second year in newspaper and is...

Angelina Andrade

Angelina Andrade

Entering her first year as a writer, Angelina Andrade, 10, spends most of her time writing to expand h...

Catherine Quinones

Catherine Quinones

Planning to go on into a career as a neuropsychiatrist, Catherine Quinones, 12, is going into her first yea...

Jocelyn Gonzalez

Jocelyn Gonzalez

As a hardworking Writing Center Tutor on campus, Jocelyn Gonzalez, 11, enters The Downey Legend with h...

Fatima Garcia

Fatima Garcia

Writer Fatima Garcia, 12, in her first year a part of The Downey legend hopes to advocate, learn about ...

Leanna Bobadilla

Leanna Bobadilla

While innately mellow and lovely to all, Leanna Bobadilla, 12, packs a punch through her zealous wor...

Gissel Delgado

Gissel Delgado

Having been a part of The Downey Legend in the previous year, former podcaster and current Co-Editor...

Maya Mercado-Garcia

Maya Mercado-Garcia

Going into her last year of highschool, Maya Mercado-Garcia, 12, enters her second year in The Downey L...

Sofia Basulto

Sofia Basulto

In her first year as a writer for The Downey Legend, Sofia Basulto, 10, hopes to expand her skills and ...

Valerie Mora

Valerie Mora

As a determined future psychologist, Valerie Mora, 11, enters her second year of Newspaper as Co-copy ed...

Eliseo Payan

Eliseo Payan

Entering his first year in The Downey Legend, Eliseo Payan, 12, an extroverted and outgoing individual who enj...

Kailani Fletcher

Kailani Fletcher

Even though Kailani Fletcher is a very well rounded senior, she still takes an extra step to find her...

Jaclyn Urzua

Jaclyn Urzua

Jaclyn Urzua, 12, returns to The Downey Legend after having participated in photography, videography, an...

Ivy Tobar (she/her)

Ivy Tobar (she/her)

Entering her first in-person school year as a new-found member of The Downey Legend, Sophomore, Ivy T...

Jezabel Perez

Jezabel Perez

As she enters her third year in Newspaper, podcaster Jezabel Perez, 12, plans on graduating and attendi...

Vivian De Elias

Vivian De Elias

Comic Artist, Vivian De Elias, 12, in her first year with The Downey Legend, hopes to bring joy with...

Madeline Hidalgo

Madeline Hidalgo

  In order to dive into a new network of people and make connections, Madeline Hidalgo, 10, joins The...

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