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I'd say I'm the laid back goofy kind of guy. A bit quirky/nerdy and always down for some new adventure.
I think one of the things that most defines me is that I've bounced back and forth between Venezuela and the US a few times. All this flying around left me pretty open to any new way of thinking or any new experience.
Another big part of me is Art. I value self expression a lot. I love drawing and anything I can make on the computer. I'm working on a video game that teaches kid's about math. I'm a pretty strong believer that games can teach things in a way that just words cant. I'm a drummer and I'm all about playing whatever as long as I'm playing, so lets jam when we hang out!
I love to make a positive impact in the world. It would be a waste to not dedicate myself to doing something to make the world a better place. I've tried to learn about leadership and social entrepreneurship as much as I can. In hopes that one day I can understand enough about people's motivations to make an awesome game studio
"Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push the human race forward, and while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius, because the ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do."
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I'm a pretty awesome host, just sayin. I love to show people around and explore the town together. Every time I host a couchsurfer it always turns into an awesome adventure :) And I also love to cook with a bunch of people in the kitchen.
And of course anytime I go anywhere I don't stay at a stinky boring hotel. being homeless in a foreign land is probably the coolest thing you can do in life.
Couchsurfed in Singapore, Indonesia and anytime I'm travelling around. Show some people around college station, Texas and Orlando, Florida.
Drums, Music, Computer animation, Painting, Photography, leadership, organizational development, long conversations about all sorts of things, surfing, diving, band posters
- graphic design
- video games
- scuba diving
Music, Movies, and Books
movies: Eternal Sunshine of a spotless mind, requiem for a dream, a clockwork orange, pan's labyrinth.
Bands: Explosions in the sky, Mars Volta, The Flashbulb, Beatles, Rolling stones, The Doors, El Ten Eleven, Sigur Ros, Sublime.
books: For whom the bell tolls, Shantaram, Be Here Now
Games: Last of Us, Shadow of the Colossus, Super smash bros
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Beautiful volcanoes in Java, the super successful country of Singapore, Mysterious temples in Cambodia and a little too crazy nightlife in Bangkok, mean streets of Venezuela, endless forest lined roads in Texas, beautiful rain forests of costa rica, the swampy gator filled rivers of florida. I'm pretty lucky to live the life I have :)
Teach, Learn, Share
I love teaching people things. I believe that when you teach someone something, it's never about the actual thing you are teaching, but another way of viewing the world.
Things I could teach you about:
How to make games
Drumming and Percussion
3D software: Maya, Blender
What I Can Share with Hosts
Just let me know if you'd like anything from where I am and I'll get it for you. Besides that I can always cook for you or just hang out and tell everyone I meet that you're the coolest person around.
Countries I’ve Visited
Cambodia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Norway, Thailand, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Singapore, United States, Venezuela