He is the grandson of Elda and Alfonso Garma of Nogales, Ariz.
Emiliano attends Wade Carpenter Middle School in Nogales, where he is on the cross-country team. He enjoys playing soccer and video games.
For his mitzvah project he volunteers at a clinic at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Nogales that helps people from Mexico. He translates from English to Spanish for doctors and patients, files, babysits and serves food.