Amy Okada, also known as “Amy Avocado,” is obsessed with all things avocado. The match between Amy and avocados was destined in the stars: her birthday, July 31, is also National Avocado Day!
Originally from From Los Angeles, California, Amy graduated from UCLA in 2020 with a degree in Anthropology and Food Studies. Okada was a four-year letter-winner on the swimming & diving team at UCLA, earning an All-America honor in the 200 fly in 2020 as a senior.
Okada is currently in grad school at Loughborough University in England where she is still swimming and studying international business.
Amy is also a two-time US Olympic Trials qualifier.
Amy is a big foodie and advocate for sustainable eating and the environment. Prior to her arrival to the UK, she worked as a farmer’s market manager in Playa Vista, California.