Mika is half Italian and half Indian (Asha is Indian, David is Italian). It is also mentioned that he has black eyes.
The Roar (Book #1) Edit
In the first book of the series, Mika is in denial about his sister's death. Everyone else believes that Ellie is dead but Mika refuses to accept it. A new program, called "Fit For Life" is introduced at Mika's school, at first he refuses to participate in it. Eventually though, he acquiesces in the hope that this will help him find Ellie.