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Overview

  • 24 references 23 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2014
  • Software Developer @ University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Rochester
  • From Pittsford, NY, USA
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

I live in Philadelphia and I work at University of Pennsylvania. I'm on Couchsurfing because I think its super cool. My first Couchsurfing experience was in the West Bank where I stayed for a week and it was incredibly eye opening. From that moment I knew that I could learn a lot from being a part of this community.

If you are going to request to stay, please tell me a little about yourself and the reason for your visit. Also, I usually prefer requests for 2 or 3 nights max, at least to start. After that if you need to stay longer it could definitely be an option

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I enjoy bringing other people into my home and showing them my city from my perspective. Likewise, it is nice to see other's perspectives on the places that they live. I try to travel whenever possible. I keep a map of every place that I have ever been and update it whenever I see somewhere new, even if it is just a small village.

Interests

  • writing
  • photography
  • film making
  • chess
  • backpacking
  • sports
  • volleyball
  • computer programming
  • being outdoors

Music, Movies, and Books

William Onyeabor
Fela Kuti
Antibalas

Inglorious Basterds
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
A Moment of Innocence (The Flower and The Bread)

Catch-22
Caves of Steel
Tevye the Dairyman

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I spent a week in Irbid, Jordan visiting and interviewing Syrian refugees, recording their stories on video.

I spent a summer working in the Kibera section of Nairobi, fundraising and teaching a class on basic computer usage to children.

(OK, that was two)

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Denmark, France, Honduras, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Palestine, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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