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Enjoy life post-actuarial exams and try to find a way to move to Western Europe either as an actuary or through a graduate program.
I enjoy learning! I love to actively be a citizen of the world and share culture and traditions with people from the far ends of the world.
I live my life to contribute to my roots, those that I have rooted in New York City and the Dominican Republic. I value the virtues of hard work and adaptation to new people/society. My parents came to the US with nothing and were able to becoming active, accomplished members of society while raising my sister and I.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I would like to provide a place to stay for people coming to New York City, my place of birth and current place of stay. I specifically live in the South Bronx, NYC, one of the so-called "most dangerous places in the USA". This isn't entirely true and I aim to prove this through contributing my hospitality to people that wish to come to NYC.
Italian Serie A soccer is the best league in Europe.
Music, Movies, and Books
MOVIES: Fight Club, Undertag, Gomorra, Los Locos También Piensan, Wildstyle, Inglourious Basterds
MUSIC: Wu-Tang Clan, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Gang Starr, A Tribe Called Quest, NTM, Ryan Leslie, Bobby Caldwell, Miles Davis, Erykah Badu, John Coltrane, Luther Vandross, Marvin Gaye
BOOKS: The Alchemist, A Random Walk Down Wall Street, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
-Becoming fluent in Italian in less than a year.
-Countless things seen in my lifetime living in the South Bronx and frequently visiting Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic).
-Cycling 25 miles a day, everyday, for 3 months straight in NYC; how much more life threatening could it get?!
Teach, Learn, Share
TEACH: -How to cook plantains, Dominican style!
-A lot about hip-hop, rap, and it's origins if you enjoy those genres.
-Your economics and possibly your math homework.
-Any language I speak, of course.
LEARN: -Any language I don't speak or am currently learning.
SHARE: My good company and stories about briefly living in a 3rd world country.
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland
Countries I’ve Lived In