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  • 37 References 18 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Wolof
  • 34, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • U.S. Department of State
  • BA Communication Studies
  • From Chowchilla, CA, USA
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me


Love unceasingly, learn endlessly


I grew up in the central valley of California in a small farming community. Being close to the beautiful High Sierra Mountains I fell in love with anything outdoors...backpacking, camping, hiking, slack lining. Went on to college in southern california where I also learned to love huge cities. Moved to Senegal for 2 years while working for the Peace Corps. Now living in Oakland and working in San Francisco.

I love learning whether it be through reading or hearing about other people's life experiences. People are so important to me and one of my favorite things is meeting someone new and hearing about their life.


Love people. No matter what.


Backpacking, reading, music, great conversations, gardening, urban agriculture.

  • gardening
  • reading
  • music
  • outdoor activities
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • camping
  • agriculture
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Clue, Eternal Sunshine of the spotless mind, Once

Music: Sigur Ros, Bjork, Radiohead, Sia, Imogen Heap, Nick Drake, John Lennon, The Flaming Lips, The Shins

Books: Gandhi's autobiography, The Long Loneliness (Dorothy Day), Irresistible Revolution (Shane Claibourne), The Kingdom of God is Within You (Leo Tolstoy)

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Botswana, Canada, France, Gambia, Germany, Iceland, India, Italy, Mali, Mexico, Senegal, Spain, United Kingdom, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Countries I’ve Lived In

Senegal, United States

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