Mika Camarena Biography
(Activist, wife of late DEA agent Kiki Camarena)
Born In: Fresno, California
Mika Camarena is an American activist and the wife of late Mexican-born American undercover agent for the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Enrique S. 'Kiki' Camarena Salazar, who was kidnapped, tortured and murdered by drug cartels in early 1985 while on assignment in Mexico. Mika, a former skin-care consultant, worked throughout her life to raise drug awareness across the country, because her husband believed that giving up the war against drugs will let the drug traffickers win. She is the president of the Enrique S. Camarena Educational Foundation, which she had established in 2004 with her eldest son Enrique and other retired DEA agents. She regularly holds talks about drug awareness in schools and libraries across the nation. She is portrayed by Alyssa Diaz on the Netflix series 'Narcos: Mexico'.