Welcome to the Official Website of
The Enrique S. Camarena Foundation, Inc.
This is the only official site for accurate and official information about Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena.
The mission of the Enrique “Kiki” S. Camarena Educational Foundation is to eradicate drug abuse in our nation’s youth and to honor fallen and injured heroes in the fight against illegal drugs. The Foundation accomplishes its mission through three drug abuse awareness programs: placement of memorial Camarena busts, scholarships for deserving high school seniors, and participation in the Red Ribbon Campaign. We believe youth achieve their highest potential for success in life when drug free.
The Foundation hopes, by reintroducing Kiki’s tragic death through placing representative bronze busts of Enrique Camarena in public schools and buildings, to capture the essence and legacy of the DEA Agent. We hope to make it representative of all our fallen comrades in drug law enforcement and rekindle the public awareness and indignation that was aroused in all of our fellow citizens in the months and years after that eventful day in February of 1985.
The Foundation works to accomplish its mission as an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, public benefit corporation administered by a group of dedicated members. The Foundation relies solely upon public support and donations to achieve its mission.
February 7, 2015 marked the 30th Anniversary of Enrique “Kiki” Camarena’s abduction in Guadalajara. Red Ribbon Celebrations continue growing every year and Kiki’s posthumous mark on drug abuse awareness and education remains a lasting tribute to the sacrifice of all fallen law enforcement officers. The RESOURCES tab above has many resources to learn about Kiki and drug awareness. We encourage everyone to take the time to get reaqcuainted with Kiki’s tragic story. Click on the Why Kiki? icon in the left margin to find out more.