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  • 2 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Portuguese, Spanish
  • 26, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Runner, Manager/Bartender, and aspiring doctor.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Spanish
  • From Albuquerque, NM, USA
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About Me


I am currently planning on backpacking 3-4 months through Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, and Peru. I am passionate about meeting people both local and fellow backpackers with diverse backgrounds and experiences. One of my main goals of traveling is to leave my comfort zone on a daily basis, and become fluent in Spanish.


I was once a competitive long-distance runner in New Mexico. I have since retired, although I still love going for runs. I am now pursuing medical school to become a doctor. In the meantime I have worked as a bartender at a local microbrewery in Albuquerque, as well as pursued my passion for photography in my spare time. I am a very easy going person, who is rarely serious, but I love having fruitful conversations as well.


I am very open-minded, and love how diverse and unique human beings can be.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I'm on Couchsurfing to meet new people, and to get a local perspective on places I travel to.


Running, hiking, photography, coffee, beer, nightlife, exploring, and anything that brings me together with amazing people.

  • photography
  • cooking
  • beer
  • coffee
  • running
  • nightlife
  • traveling
  • socializing
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • medicine

Music, Movies, and Books

All different types of music and movies. Recent books: Slaughterhouse Five, The Alchemist, The Master and Margarita, and 100 Years of Solitude.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I have run 4:02 in the mile, 14:01 in the 5km, and 29:02 in the 10,000m after 10 years of dedication to long distance running.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach english as well as share information about where I am from. I want to learn about other's backgrounds, as well as work on my conversational Spanish.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can help with cooking and pretty much anything the host would need to me to do. I can also share in great company and conversation, as well as plenty of laughs.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belize, Guatemala

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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