Lemuel Manases Mena Vega was 22-years old when he became a GOJoven Fellow. He is a native of Cozumel and one of the founding members of the Park and Museum Foundation, which is dedicated to the conservation and maintenance of ecological parks and habitat in Cozumel. Lemuel has been most active in a project conserving and monitoring sea turtles and has presented at several international conferences, including the Second International Youth Forum in Canada in 2009. Lemuel is active in local youth organizations and very interested in addressing the sexual and reproductive health needs of youth. His long-term goal is to establish an environmental education business in Cozumel to get the native population active in conservation efforts.
Posted in Mexico 2009.