Mina is a 4th year at UCI, currently studying Earth System Science. Originally from Long Beach, CA, he gained a passion for sustainability through his love of the ocean. He is pursuing a career in environmental management in order to promote a culture that puts mother nature first. He hopes his contributions now will allow him to proudly say to future generations that he made an impact. In his free time, he loves surfing, biking, running, reading, and working on DIY projects.