By Nicole Laurie
Maya Henry, daughter of Azteca and Thomas J. Henry, celebrated her journey to adulthood with a star-studded Quinceañera in San Antonio, Texas. Entertainers included international recording artists Pitbull and Nick Jonas from the Jonas Brothers as well as eclectic dance group Gen 8 and traditional Mariachi band Mariachi Azteca de America. Maya’s father, founder of top personal injury law firm Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys, did everything to ensure the night would be a huge success for his daughter’s party; he brought in New York social event planner David Monn and his team of 150 to orchestrate the lavish fiesta.
Maya looked stunning in a pale pink bespoke Rolando Santana gown with a fitted bodice and a full skirt. Her makeup was done by celebrity makeup artist Patrick Ta who has previously worked with Gigi Hadid and members of the Kardashian family. The photography surrounding the event was performed by renowned photographer Donna Newman, who has a portfolio ranging from Matt Damon to First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama. Needless to say, everything down to the smallest detail was carefully thought out and reflected the ‘celebration of life’ theme that the Henrys and Monn wanted to create; among these were 30-foot tall cherry blossom trees in full bloom to accentuate the springtime feel.
Maya Henry’s name is synonymous with philanthropy and community engagement. Following in her father’s footsteps, she has worked with numerous charities including the San Antonio YES Foundation where she helped distribute school supplies to children in need throughout the San Antonio area. Maya also launched Maya’s Corner in 2010, which is an endeavor to promote and assist causes benefitting children.