Emi Takahata is currently a student at CSU Fullerton studying Graphic Design. She has been dancing since four years old under various styles of dance. For the past nine years, she had been focusing on Hip Hop. She started out at Focus Dance Center in Irvine and joined a Hip Hop crew called Kaba Kids. Her team has won numerous awards at well known Hip Hop competitions. She was also an officer for two years for her high school dance company. Emi also learned traditional Polynesian/Tahitian dancing for three years!