Lieutenant Gente López-Fonsi

Name Gente Roman López-Fonsi

Position Chief Engineer

Rank Lieutenant


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Thu May 9th, 2019 @ 11:20am

Character Information

Gender Male
Species Human
Age 30
Date of Birth 06/15/2230
Place of Birth Nova 3

Physical Appearance

Height 6'2 Feet
Weight 195 Pounds
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Physical Description Gente is in great shape, but not a bodybuilder. However he prefers to use his free time to hit the simulation room or the bar. Has a cobra style tattoo wrapped around a dagger, a tattoo he saw once, and wanted to get on his arm, he loves to say he got it to show his dedication, and his duty to Starfleet.


Spouse Single
Children N/A
Father Argentino Ramon López
Mother Esperanza Carmen López-Fonsi
Brother(s) Tulio Ramon López-Fonsi
Sister(s) Candelaria Lolina López-Fonsi
Other Family N/A

Other Relationships

Significant Other(s)/Romance Single at the moment, spent the past ten years focusing on work and the occasional one night stand on an outpost or station.
Friends Alvaro Martinez
Enemies/Rivals Non currently listed

Personality & Traits

General Overview Gente is a very by the book type of officer, who tends to spend a lot of time down in engineering. He has a workaholic type of personality, but is very friendly. He has a hard time talking to ladies, and can be a bit shy. He loves to work out, when he is not in the gym, and on occasion, has been known to browse the lounge area of a starship.
Strengths, Weaknesses, and Quirks Gente has a driven to success model for his life. He really believes that playing hard and working hard, which allows him to achieve any goal he sets for himself. Gente is very focused on his career driven. He wants to become a starship chief engineer.

Gente is always looking for the next promotion. He believe he can services are endless, and he needs to be utilized more. He has the ability to multi-task and strategize battle plans. But he also knows that loyalty and respect are earned.

Given the devastation to Starfleet, during the Vulcan crisis, there was a few vacancies that needed to be to filled. Gente was hoping for an assignment on he applied for several openings. At first he was overlooked but did not get discouraged. He was still young, and looking to prove his worth.

Gente is very confident in his abilities, almost to the point of being arrogant. His cocky attitude also feeds his ego and his player like mentality. In his 20’s he was a young officer, a little arrogant. Now in his early 30’s is starting to mature, and knows that has a lot more to learn.

His own attitude can get in the way of him taking criticism. He believes there are really no equals in his line of work. He did not achieve his goals based on the help of others. He mainly focused even harder, on tech manuals. He is very determined and driven to succeed.

Gente feels he is one of the best engineers in Starfleet. He often feels that he is not challenging himself enough, so in his spare time, he tends to read up on breakthrough technologies of tomorrow. And follows production, of prototype engine designs.

His primary passion is still being a leader to the men and women who serve under him Being an Engineer has allowed Gente to hone his skills, and increase his ego, but only because he is good at hiding it, with his charm.

Ambitions Gente wants others to see him, the way he sees himself, a natural born winner. His attitude is only matched by his ability to backup technical skills in engineering.
Hobbies, Interests, Likes, and Dislikes Gente loves to socialize after hours with the crew in the lounge,he has a party lifestyle mentality that suits him well with the ship crew. He uses his charm to keep people blinded to the fact, he has a complexity issues.

The rare times he is in the lounge, he over compensates by dancing. It’s one thing to ask a lady to dance, there is very little talking to be completed. He is mainly looking to blow off some steam. Typically he uses dancing to refocus his thoughts. When is at the lounge he loves to dance with the ladies. He enjoys spending time in the simulation room, and keeping his skills fined tune. He has the drive to be the best. He uses his charm to keep people blinded to the fact, he has a complexity issues.

When is at the lounge he loves to dance with the ladies, and hit up on girls at the bar. Beyond socializing in the lounge, he enjoys spending time in the simulation room, and keeping his skills fined tune. He has the drive to be the best.

Gente is interested in camping, rock climbing, exploring, white water rafting, snorkeling and backpacking.
Languages Known Spanish and English
Medical profile Gente has a clean bill of health, he has had a few medical examinations over the past 14 years in Starfleet.
Psychological Profile Gente is mentally fit for duty.
Defining Quotes and/or Character Beliefs En boca cerrada no entran moscas

Translation: Flies don't enter a closed mouth. (You won't make a mistake if you don't talk.)

Nunca es tarde para aprender.

Translation: It never is late for learning.

Personal History The Early Years:

Gente was born to Argentino Ramon López and Esperanza Carmen López-Fonsi on June 15, 2342. He was the second child out of three. He was born on Nova 3, when his mother was an ambassador for Starfleet.

Gente was born on Nova 3, but does not consider himself an Novian. He was born in the Federation Embassy, and his parents are from Earth. He considers himself, human and calls Earth home. Despite spending very little time on Earth.

Gente has a older brother and a younger sister. Being the middle child, he always felt the need to prove himself, he began to develop a competitive spirit. His early childhood was competitions to prove he was better, stronger and smarter than his brother. Once he had a taste for competition. His brother was not satisfying his need to prove he was better than everyone else.

Gente competed in sports and academics. He had to prove to himself and to the entire school that he was the best. His parents tried to discourage this behavior. He learned how to hide his ego, but learning how to be overly friendly and flirtatious.

General overview from grade school through the Academy.

Gente started grade school in the fall of the 2236 and graduated high school in 2247. He was accepted to Starfleet Engineering Academy in 2247, and graduated in 2251. After four short years, Gente started Starfleet as an Engineering Officer aboard the USS Explorer.

As a first year cadet, Gente signed up for every advanced class he could. His professors were a little concerned, he was trying to hard to prove himself. Despite their concerns, he excelled in his studies and pushed himself to the limits.

By his second year into the academy, Gente kept asking for more challenges, his instructors and professors kept offering him more challenges, but he started become frustrated. He started to go to the 602 club to blow off steam, and learned what he calls balance. His whole work hard and play hard mentality.

By his third year at the academy he completed his academy academics, and was well ahead of his fellow cadets in his academics. However his professors thought he could benefit from a tour in deep space. He was placed on a ten month rotation of duty tour. And Assigned to work at Luna Station as a engineering mate. Gente felt the tasks were to easy and hated his time on the Luna Colony. He could not work on advancing his career, while he was still enrolled in the academy.

By his fourth and final year at the academy, he was placed back into academic studies and focused on completed his academy courses. His instructors and professors were impressed that he did not miss a beat. He started to push himself hard. He graduated fourth in his class, a decision that did not sit over to well with him. The reason he was told for being fourth in his glass, his temporary assignment at Luna was deemed uneventful and they did not feel that he learn enough while assigned.

Earning his commission and beginning his career.

He agreed but did not feel that he should be punished because Starfleet sent him to a dead end job. His instructors and professors disagreed, saying that he needed to take every assignment no matter how remedial and make the best of it.

Gente completed the academy and was granted the commission rank of Ensign in Starfleet. He was proud of his commission and told himself that he would someday become a starfleet chief engineer.

Gente was assigned to the USS Arlington and worked his way up to Assistant Chief Engineer in 2254. He spent the next 10 years, serving as the Assistant Chief Engineer.

In 2261 an opening opened up on the USS Legacy for Chief Engineer, and the ship was a constitution class cruiser, his dream assignment. It was hard for him to leave after 10 years. The Arlington was a great ship, but she was not a connie, as he often referred to the class ship type.

Education Record 2247 - 2251
Starfleet Academy

2236 - 2247
Nova 3, Tera Reform Educational School
Service Record 2261 - Present
USS Legacy - Chief Engineer

2251 - 2261
USS Arlington - Assistant Chief Engineer

2247 - 2251
Starfleet Academy - Engineering