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Overview

  • 15 references 8 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish; learning Catalan, Valencian, French
  • 23, Male
  • Member since 2018
  • Applied Psychology Researcher
  • James Madison University
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

I studied Psychology and Spanish at James Madison University in the US and graduated in December of 2018. I’m currently working full-time as a psychology researcher on a project with a group of university professors. I hope to move to Europe or a different part of the US to continue my studies in a PhD Program in the coming years, or to just keep doing the work that I do. I love to do research, I love football ⚽️, I love traveling, I love learning languages, I love deep conversations, and I love building meaningful relationships! I also enjoy cooking, exercising, and reading (a lot!).

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I want to travel more and meet people who live where I go, while also in the future hosting people from places all over the world. I want to learn more about their personal experiences, perspectives, and how those experiences have formed their perspectives. I want to build more connections around the world as well, and to learn as much as I can from those connections that I build.

Interests

  • culture
  • literature
  • exercise
  • reading
  • traveling
  • basketball
  • languages
  • philosophy
  • psychology
  • football
  • europe
  • salsa
  • latin america
  • healthy lifestyle
  • español
  • latin dances

Music, Movies, and Books

Spanish Pop, Bachata, Salsa, Pop, R&B, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Blues, Reggaeton, MPB, Natiruts

Ocho Apellidos Vascos, Ocho Apellidos Catalanes, Interstellar, Inception, The Big Short, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Django Unchained

Mindset, Principles, Crushing It!, Essentialism, Soldados de Salamina, La Voluntad, Brave New World, Fear and Loathing in La Liga, Sapiens, Antifragile, The Black Swan, The Righteous Mind, The Autobiography of Mohandas Gandhi

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

When white water rafting in Costa Rica in 2014, my raft capsized and I was stuck underneath for two minutes. Fortunately, I survived and can now travel some more and meet more people around the world!

Teach, Learn, Share

I am always willing to learn about anything from others and to share my perspective in a discussion. I am an open book and I am very open-minded, while at the same time I am a deep, critical thinker who loves to use logic and reasoning skills to find truth.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I will do everything I can to make your life easier and to make things flow smoothly when I stay with you. I don’t need much and I pack very light, so I am easy to attend to.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico, Netherlands, Spain, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Spain, United States

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