Emanuel Yair Medina Cortez was born in Chorrera, Panama, on October 30, 1999. He currently resides in Los Higos with his family. He completed his primary studies at the Pablo Ballesteros School of Los Asientos and secondary studies at the Plinio Antonio Moscoso Institute. He is doing his professional practice at the Azuero Earth Project in order to complete his secondary studies. In the words of Emanuel: “the Azuero Earth Project caught my attention, so I am doing my professional practice with the organization and their important projects about the wellbeing of our biodiversity and the environment.” In his free time, he likes to go cycling and play his favorite sport, soccer. Currently, he is on an indoor soccer team in Pedasi and is trying out with the Plaza Amador Soccer Club in Panama City.