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  • 28 references 21 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Portuguese
  • 28, Female
  • Member since 2018
  • Art, English, Spanish, Student
  • Bachelor's degrees
  • From Salt Lake City, UT, USA
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About Me

Brandon (my husband) and I love nothing more than to meet people from all over the world. I have an art degree (I make porcelain sculptures) and just finished a Master of Public Administration. I taught data visualization and R coding classes at the grad school, and my life goal is to use machine learning in a nonprofit/government setting for the public good. Brandon is an immigrant rights attorney and works to hold the federal government accountable for harms inflicted on immigrants. Suffice it say we want to make the world a better place! We just welcomed a spunky little girl into our family this year and so things are happy and crazy around here!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing has been an incredible opportunity to get to know amazing people and cultures from around the world. Even though we have only been on CS for a couple years, we have already met so many special people we wouldn't have met otherwise, and had some grand adventures! Whether you live a state away or on the other side of the world, we want to be friends and share our experiences. We particularly love the chance to practice our Spanish, so ¡bienvenidos! We are students and are working during the school year so we may not have a ton of time to hang out, but we would love to spend time with you with the time we have. During the summer we love traveling! Please read over the preferences in the "My Home" section, and let us know in a travel request that you read it. Thanks!


  • backpacking
  • rock climbing
  • playing music
  • ethnic food
  • trying new things

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Hunt for the Wilderpeople, Arrival, Fantastic Mr. Fox

Music: Jazz, Electronic, Indie, Classical, Folk

Books: And There was Light, The Scarlet Letter, John Keats Poetry, Just Mercy, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Mistborn

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Skydiving, went on an open-door helicopter ride.

Teach, Learn, Share

We love learning tidbits from other languages. If you speak another language, we'd love to try to learn some.

We love sharing travel advice for Utah. The outdoor scene here is incredible, and we've been all over the state backpacking and camping, so let us give you some suggestions for where to go.

If you catch me at the right time, I can even give you a demonstration on a pottery wheel.

What I Can Share with Hosts

We love to cook! Teach us a thing or two about how you make food and we'll share something in return.

Also, we’d love to play some music for you, or if you play/sing, to do so together!

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Argentina, Canada, Czech Republic, Egypt, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Palestine, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

Israel, Paraguay, Spain, United States

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