Marge Jetton

Day in the Life: Marge Jetton

Owaves Team Centenarian

Day in the Life: Marge Jetton No one lifts five-pound weights as Marge Jetton would; her enthusiasm was seen through her drive to take care of her body even after living a century. Marge was a retired nurse who had an impressive medical service record. She and her doctor husband opened and ran Fallbrook, California’s first clinic, and they established Long Beach, …

Tao Porchon-Lynch

Day in the Life: Tao Porchon-Lynch

Owaves Team Centenarian

Day in the Life: Tao Porchon-Lynch “Every morning when I get up, I say, ‘this is going to be the best day of my life’” This was the incredible motto that led the 101 year life of Tao Porchon-Lynch. She was the prime example for the idea that age doesn’t matter when you want to learn something new. Born in India in …

Dr. Ellsworth Wareham

Day in the Life: Dr. Ellsworth Wareham

Owaves Team Centenarian

Day in the Life: Dr. Ellsworth Wareham   A cardiothoracic surgeon by profession, Dr. Ellsworth Wareham defied several odds by living to the age of 104 years. He persisted and became a surgeon in a time when most could not afford an education. With his expertise, he traveled the world through the Loma Linda University Overseas Heart Surgery Team to provide specialized …

Shania Pensuk

Day in the Life: Shania Pensuk

Owaves Team Student

Day in the Life: Shania Pensuk This week, we continue our #StayHomeWorld campaign by featuring Shania Pensuk, an international student who graduated from the University of Southern California this past week! She is originally from Bangkok, Thailand and is at home right now due to COVID-19. Although her last semester at USC was nothing like she had originally expected, she is grateful …

Finlay Mowat

Day in the Life: Finlay Mowat

Owaves Team Music producer, Student

Day in the Life: Finlay Mowat   In continuing our #StayHomeWorld campaign, this week we are featuring Finlay Mowat, a third-year music student in Edinburgh, Scotland, specializing in recording, sound engineering, and drumming. Finlay has lived in many different cities during his life; he is originally from Scotland and moved to Edinburgh after living in Bangkok, Thailand. He wants to pursue a …

Vivian Teng

A Day in the Life: Vivian Teng

Owaves Team Student

Day in the Life: Vivian Teng Like all other students whom we have featured in this campaign, as a result of the global pandemic, international student Vivian Teng had to unexpectedly return home from college. She left Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she was attending Carnegie Mellon University, to return to her hometown of Taipei, Taiwan. Once she arrived home, she was required to go …

Christel Chang

Day in the Life: Christel Chang

Owaves Team Student

Day in the Life: Christel Chang   This week, we continue our #StayHomeWorld campaign by featuring Christel Chang, a student at the University of Edinburgh who is pursuing a degree in psychology. This past year, Christel Chang was studying abroad in San Diego; however, she had to return home to Singapore due to COVID-19. Despite the unexpected ending to Christel’s time studying …

Nakita Aliya Zaffar Giles

Day in the Life: Nakita Aliya Zaffar Giles

Owaves Team Student

Day in the Life: Nakita Aliya Zaffar Giles Owaves’s next special feature from the #StayHomeWorld campaign is Nakita Aliya Zaffar Giles, a college student from Melbourne, Australia pursuing a degree in criminology! Although right now Nakita can’t enjoy warm beaches and exciting city life of Melbourne, she has found other ways to make the most of this time. She enjoys running through the …

Julian Enciso

Day in the Life: Julián Enciso Izquierdo

Owaves Team Student

Day in the Life: Julián Enciso Izquierdo   This week, Owaves travels nearly half way around the globe to feature Julián Enciso Izquierdo, a student from Barcelona, Spain. Julian is a 4th-year International Business student at the University of California, San Diego, however he had to return home due to COVID-19 and is now taking online classes. Aside from his interest in …

Anahita Jafary

Day in the Life: Anahita Jafary

Owaves Team Influencer, Student

Day in the Life: Anahita Jafary Owaves begins its #StayAtHomeWorldWide campaign by featuring Anahita Jafary, who is a second-year college student and influencer from Orange County, California. Although many aspects of Anahita’s daily routine have changed over the past few weeks, she has adapted and found new passions to fill her free time! She is a huge foodie and has recently been …