"The best thing in my community is the history it holds. There's been a lot of people who made history here and it's a very interesting place to learn about."
At 16, Jenilee became the youngest person to harpoon a whale with her family, the Quuniq Crew. She is also an all-state basketball player and was named MVP for volleyball regionals. She grew up in Utqiagvik and is a part of the Donovan & Aiken families of the North Slope.
Favorite Color: Purple & Blue
Favorite Native Food: Quaq (Frozen whale meat, frozen blubber and seal)
Favorite Activities: Basketball, volleyball and Native Youth Olympics (NYO)
Favorite Cultural Activities: Whaling and inland hunting
FULL EPISODE WILL BE RELEASED WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 15