Today is extra special for Maia Mitchell: it's her 23rd birthday. The actress and singer will always be beloved for her role in the Teen Beach movies and her character Mack, is simply just one of the best. She was honest and real, and always willing to see the best in others. Along with being a fabulous singer and dancer, she proved to be a true friend who was willing to risk it all just to make sure those she cared about were happy.
In honor of Maia's birthday, we decided to look back on all the reasons why Mack is one of the greatest Teen Beach Movie characters. Click through the gallery to see the best GIFs!