Monday, June 13, 2011

Aisake Vuikadavu

Aisake Vuikadavu, Diamond Ranch Academy’s Administrative/HR Assistant, has lived in so many exotic places and had even more adventures, we find it amazing he has set roots in Hurricane, Utah. Aisake grew up in Fiji and Hawaii. He graduated High School in Fiji. 2 years following he graduated from the Royal Military Academy, in Sandhurst England. He spent 3 years in the Military, and worked as a Platoon Commander in Egypt on the Israel/Egypt Border. He also travelled extensively through Europe and the Middle East.
In addition to Aisake’s education and military service, he had to opportunity to serve an LDS mission in Salt Lake City. Upon completion of his mission he attended BYU. It was there he performed with BYU Living Legends at the 2002 Winter Olympics Opening and Medal Ceremonies. He toured South Africa with a BYU performing group as well as, performed with Tourism Marketing team in the US and Caribbean.. He also played rugby for 3 years at BYU. In all that spare time he found time to complete his Psychology degree from BYU.

Aisake is married and has 3 beautiful girls (1 wife and 2 daughters). He is a white/red on the color code. His white gives him awareness, flexibility, and understanding. His red drives him to do whatever it takes to get the work done and on time. Aisake started at DRA as an HYDS, his self initiative and work ethic was the catalyst for his position in the administration. Aisake said he enjoys what he does. He loves the work environment and the people. He also enjoys solving the challenges. One of his quotable quotes is “Who Dares Wins” (Motto of the British Special Air Service).

Some hobbies include: rugby, crossfit, zumba, seafood, photography, travelling, performing, gardening, reading and playing Jenga with my little girl, and trying out anything new.