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Overview

  • 1 Reference
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Haitian, Haitian Creole
  • 23, Male
  • Member since 2015
  • No occupation listed
  • BS Physics, GA Tech
  • From New City, NY, USA
  • Profile 85% complete

About Me

I'm currently spending a year in Haiti as an intern for the BRITE Initiative, working in a school in a village in the South. I am starting a Ph.D. program in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan in August, and would be happy to host people in Ann Arbor then. Currently, I am looking to take a three week trip to France before school starts to strike out on my own for a while.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing seems like the best way to form a real cultural exchange when visiting another place. I've really seen the difference between seeing the touristy side of a culture and seeing the culture itself, and I want to avoid the touristy side as much as I can. I would also love to host in the States for anyone who wants to learn more about us!

Interests

Science, exploring, coffee, beer, and meeting people

  • beer
  • coffee
  • socializing
  • engineering
  • science

Music, Movies, and Books

A lot of Indie/Alternative music, but I love hearing the local music wherever I go!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Being immersed in a completely different culture for this last year is definitely one of the most amazing things I've ever done!

What I Can Share with Hosts

I've gained a lot of perspective since living in Haiti, and I would love to share!
Happy to help out around the house while I'm there!

Countries I’ve Visited

China, France, Italy, Morocco, Spain, Thailand

Countries I’ve Lived In

Haiti, United States

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