|NAME:||Juan Carlos Valdivia|
|RANK:||Starfleet -- Ensign|
Juan Carlos Valdivia was born to Julio and Inez Valdivia, in San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina. The Valdivia family has been one of the 8 family owned businesses across Earth's Andes region to be officially licensed by the Bureau of Agricultural affairs (Previously by the Governments of Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina) to commercially trap and shear Guanacos and Vicuņa for their highly prized wool. And have been doing so for nearly 500 years.
Juan Carlos spent a good portion of his younger years out in the wilds with his family, tracking and tagging the wildlife in the mountains. He was able to pick up the proper trapping and shearing techniques rather quickly. However as he got older, he began to turn his attention more towards the stars. He developed an interest in Starfleet, which led to his eventual enrollment into Starfleet Academy.
|SPECIALTIES:||The Valdivia family, due to their long exposure to high altitude environments have developed a markedly increased lung capacity and blood-oxygen content. The genetic adaptations allow them to survive oxygen levels of down to 40% of that of normal humans with out feeling the effects hypoxia.|
Character Created - December 31, 2013
Character Assigned to Star Trek: Andromeda - January 9, 2014
Character Transfer - September 15, 2014
Character Removed from USS Odyssey - January 4, 2015