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  • 7 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Chinese, Luganda, Portuguese
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Student/ estudiante
  • BA, pending JD
  • From Kankakee, IL USA
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About Me


to learn what one cannot learn in books / a aprender lo que no se puede aprender de libros


former Spanish teacher who is now in law school. I love jazz and hip hop music, dancing, political philosophy, genuine people, beer pong, pool, and random good times.


ex-maestro de español quien ahora estudia el derecho. Me encanta l música jazz y hip hop, bailar, la filosofía política, gente genial, "pong" de cerveza, billiards y buenos tiempos.


Follow your heart and treat people like family.
Sigue tu corazon y trata a gente como te gustaria que te tratara.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I hope to meet, share experiences with, and learn from people. I just aim to be me and grow. I also offer to meet up with people and show them around.

Espero a conocer a, compartir experiencias con, y aprender de gente. Solo intento ser yo y crecer. Tambien ofrezco a cononer a gente y ensenyarles lugares.


I have couchsurfed four or five cities in México and met with Couchsurfers in others places. I enjoyed sharing my culture with people and learning about theirs (particularly music!). It was great even to just meet other people with whom I was not even staying just because CSers tend to be cool and interesting. Yay COUCHSURFING, haha!
He hecho Couchsurfing en tres o cuatros ciudades en México. Ha sido buenisimo. Me encanta compartir mi cultura con otros y aprender sobre las suyas (especialmente musica!). Ha sido bueno a conocer a otra gente con quien no me quedaba tambien porque los CS tipicamente son buena onda y interesante. Viva CS!


Music, dancing, philosophy, law, good conversation, genuine people, nature, and random good times.
Musica, baile, filosofia, derecho, conversaciones buenas, gente buena, naturaleza, y buenos tiempos.

  • culture
  • books
  • dancing
  • beer
  • billiards
  • music
  • jazz
  • teaching
  • law

Music, Movies, and Books

Books - Political philosophy, mysteries, autobiographies, scary, and comedy
Libros - La filosofia politica, misterioso, autobiografico, de horror y comedia

Movies - Action, comedy, documentaries, and horror
Peliculas - Accion, comedy, documentales y horror

Music - old hip hop, old reggae, Latin jazz, bachata, R&B, and soul
Musica - Hip hop viejo, reggae viejo, jazz latino, bachata, R&B, y "soul" (alma?)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Igauzu Falls, Argentina and/y El Mozote, El Salvador.

Teach, Learn, Share

Not judging a book by its cover is harder than many think. It is when you recognize your assumption, take a step back, and try to move forward anew that you can feel confident in making real progress toward being a better world citizen. Oh, I can also teach a little of English slang from the states and Spanish....and some philosophy.
Que no juzgar por las apariencias es màs difìcil que unos piensan. Es cuando reconozca tu suposiciòn, espera un ratito y intenta seguir de nuevo que se puede sentir con confianza que està haciendo progreso hacia siendo mejor ciudadano del mundo. O...y tambièn puedo enseñar un poco de yerga inglesa de los EEUU y español....y filosofìa.

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Belgium, Belize, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Guatemala, Honduras, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Liberia, Luxembourg, Morocco, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belgium, China, Mexico, Spain, Uganda, United States

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