Tribune-Herald Athlete of the Week: HPA’s Jordan Zarate

  • J.R. DE GROOTE/West Hawaii Today
    Hawaii Prep's Jordan Zarate splits Honokaa defenders in the BIIF semifinal

Jordan Zarate • soccer

Zarate doesn’t just score big on the resilience scale, she scores big period.


After missing her junior season with a knee injury, Zarate saved her best for last at Hawaii Prep, netting her second career go-ahead goal in an HHSAA final as Ka Makani edged BIIF rival Kamehameha for its fifth straight state D-II soccer title.

5 questions

Favorite movie: Love & Basketball or Space Jam

Favorite food: Ceviche

Favorite website: YouTube, specifically Teah Van Bergan’s Vlogs


Favorite sports moment: Everyday that I get to lace up my boots and step onto the soccer field.

Favorite spot on the Big Island: Waimanu Valley