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  • 9 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Bambara, French, Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Graduate Researcher
  • M.S. Forestry, B.S. Environmental Science, and minor in m...
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About Me


Explore the world, and help people in the Process


Currently a Graduate Research at Michigan State University living in Dakar, but splitting time between here and Kedougou.

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Senegal (2012-2014) worked as an agroforestry extension agent.


I live life to explore new opportunities

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I've stayed with hosts during my travels, and I had a great experience with all of them. I've also had the opportunity to host a few different people.


I enjoy playing music in my free time and reading a lot. I enjoy gardening and botany. I'm kind of a plant nerd.

  • culture
  • cooking
  • running
  • gardening
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

I enjoy reading all types of books whether they are fiction or non-fiction. Since living in Senegal, I haven't had the opportunity to enjoy many movies, but for music, I'm an avid fan of jazz.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Living in Senegal for over two years without electricity or running water has been incredible! I love the culture and the people so much.

Teach, Learn, Share

I think couchsurfing is all about meeting new people and exchanging your stories and experiences with each other.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can share my experiences of traveling along with cooking them a great meal!

Countries I’ve Visited

China, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, France, Italy, Russian Federation, Sierra Leone

Countries I’ve Lived In


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