Hometown/Residence: Honolulu, Hawaii/Honolulu, Hawaii
Club Team/Coach: Asics Rainbows 17 Black (Honolulu, Hawaii) / Luis Ramirez
High School/Grad Year: Punahou High School (Honolulu, Hawaii)/2012
College Status: Uncommitted
USA VOLLEYBALL HIGHLIGHTS: 2009 – Attended U.S. Girls’ Youth National Training Team Camp at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs in December…Helped the U.S. Girls’ Select A1 White Team to the silver medal at the USAV High Performance Championships in July…Named Best Passer at USAV High Performance Championships. 2008 – Attended USA Volleyball Holiday Camp in December…Attended USA Volleyball Select A2 Camp in July. 2007 – Attended USA Volleyball Holiday Camp in December…Attended USA Volleyball Select Developmental A1 Camp in July.
CLUB/PREP HIGHLIGHTS: 2009 – Helped Asics Rainbows to the SCVA SoCal Qualifier gold medal in the 16 National Division in March…Assisted Punahou to the silver medal at the Hawaii State Volleyball Championships after placing first in the Interscholastic League of Honolulu. 2008 – Helped club team to a fifth-place finish at the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships in the 15 National Division after qualifying for the event by winning the NCVA Far Western Qualifier 15 National Division. 2007 – Helped her club to the gold medal in the 14 National Division at the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championship. 2003 – Started playing club volleyball with Jammers 12s.
PERSONAL: Born Katherine Emma Brooks in Honolulu, Hawaii… Parents are Randy and Arlene Kishi… No siblings… Hobbies include beach volleyball and fashion…Favorite food is sushi and mochi ice cream…Favorite book is Where the Wild Things Are…Favorite music types are reggae, hip-hop and acoustic…Favorite musician is Lil Wayne…Favorite professional team is Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor…Favorite athlete is Santonio Holmes…Most admired person is Michael Oher for “making his dream of playing in the NFL a reality.”…Happiest moment in life was “winning 2007 USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships.”