Jennifer Gines

San Jose, California, United States

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  • Fluent in English; learning Italian, Spanish, Tagalog
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Recently graduated from UC Berkeley
  • B.A. Economics at UC Berkeley and studied abroad at Unive...
  • From San Jose, California
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me


I just graduated from University of California, Berkeley in Economics. During college, I studied abroad in Milan at Universita Bocconi. My time in Europe sparked my interest to see the world, meet new people and immerse myself in different cultures.

I grew up in San Jose, California and plan to move to San Francisco in the fall for work in management consulting. Though my career is quite important to me, I kind of see it as a sacrifice to the corporate world to enable myself to pursue other aspirations such as living in a number of different international cities, becoming a high school economics teacher, and owning my own restaurant.

I'm a pretty easy going person and tend to smile or laugh more than I talk.


Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


As a new member, I'm just getting a feel of things, but will initially start off as a surfer in South America


I'm new to CouchSurfing so I plan to initially surf and then host when I'm back from traveling.


Good food with good company


Tea, Coffee, Wine


Basketball, Volleyball, Yoga

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to cook a variety of Italian, Asian and American dishes.

I can share my knowledge of wine, though I'm a bit of novice myself.

I can teach you basic yoga sun poses.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Italy, United States

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