David Maemoto
Milken Scholar 2022
Scholar Profile

David Maemoto


David Maemoto, valedictorian at Palos Verdes High School, is a Coca-Cola Semi-Finalist, American Legion CA Boys State Delegate, National Merit Commended Scholar. He is a recipient of the Carson Scholars Fund Scholarship, 2021 Rensselaer Medal Award, and a three-time recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award. He founded Team Hope which has funded and distributed over 2,000 personalized hygiene kits for the homeless. David co-led a fundraising campaign for cancer research earning the Hero Award. He will study mechanical engineering at Stanford.

High school:  Palos Verdes High School


College Year Degree
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
2026 B.S. Mechanical Engineering