- A 2013 graduate of Acalanes High School in Lafayette, Calif.
- A member of the Walnut Creek Aquanuts club team
- The team competed in Junior, Junior/Senior, and U.S. National Championships
- Captured first in the team, combo, and duet events in the 2011 Junior National Championship
- Finished first in the team, second in combo, and third in duet events in the 2012 Junior/Senior National Championships
- Took first in the team event in the 2013 U.S. National Championships
- Was the Junior/Senior High Point Champions from 2011-2013
- As an individual, she garnered the Dave Amell Award in 2011
- Competed for the U.S. National Team in 2010 and 2012
- Placed first in duet and team, and second in solo at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru
- Earned one letter in swimming at Acalanes High School, where she was a captain as a senior
- Team placed second at DFAL championships.
- Born in Berkeley, Calif.
- Daughter of Miles and Karen Tashima
- Has an older brother Ryan
- Anticipates majoring in product design/mechanical engineering, and hopes for a career at a design firm
- Hobbies include drawing, making crafts, watching TV online, and cooking
- Full name is Marisa Keilani Tashima.