Meet Our Students

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Host a Male Exchange StudentHost a Student from Uzbekistan

Umidjon (16)

male, UZBEKISTAN

Languages: Uzbek, Russian, Korean
Siblings: None
Mother: Employee
Father: Employee
CI019EE Y

Interests

Soccer, table tennis, volunteering, hiking, photography, movies - SJ

Letter to my Host Family

Meet Umidjon! He is a FLEX scholarship winner who is open-minded and full of energy. Two of his greatest passions are photography and fashion. He loves photography because it allows him to "capture and immortalize fleeting moments, preserving memories and emotions in a single frame." He enjoys fashion because it is a "powerful form of self-expression, allowing me to convey my creativity and personality through clothing and style." With his friends, Umidjon shares a love for adventure and often embarks on outdoor activities such as camping, biking, and exploring new places. He values honesty, empathy, and kindness, and strives to embody these qualities in his interactions with others. Umidjon is eager to learn about his host family's traditions, values, and way of life as well as share his own experiences and culture with them!

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Host a Female Exchange StudentHost a Student from Spain

Nuria (16)

female, SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, French, Arabic
Siblings: Older sister
Mother: Housekeeper
Father:
SP005EE Y

Interests

Volleyball club, drawing, fashion and cloth designs - ML

Letter to my Host Family

Nuria is a very considerate and caring young lady from Spain. She lives with her mom and admires her moms artistic talents. She sees her sister regularly and cherishes spending time with her extended family. She also has many friends who she enjoys spending time relaxing with; spending many afternoons talking over tea/coffee or gathering in a nearby park to draw together. Her primary interest is learning languages; French, Arab, and English. She plays volleyball twice a week. Nuria is already very grateful to her potential host family. She loves to learn from people and is eager to immerse herself and adapt to a new culture.

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Host a Female Exchange StudentHost a Student from France

Camille (17)

female, FRANCE

Languages: French, English, Spanish
Siblings: Older sister
Mother: Aesh
Father: Headmaster
FR017EE Y

Interests

Theater club, sport, reading, watching series and movies, love cooking - ML

Letter to my Host Family

Camille is a French 17-year-old ambitious, social, and funny young lady. She has a twin sister and is very family oriented. She appreciates family dinners where they can all talk about their day together. She has a unique and special love for movies of a variety of unique genres. She is in theater practicing improve and character. Camille finds geopolitics interesting and is eager to embark in this experience to discover a new part of the world. She believes that she can learn so much about herself by adjusting to new habits, culture, and people in America. Camille is also into sports because she says it provides a sense of solidarity and community and it helps her stay active. She excelled in synchronized swimming for five years, rugby for two years and enjoys Pilates. Camille also had a successful experience in a leadership training program that engaged children and teenagers. She is hopeful and excited for this new experience.

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Host a Female Exchange StudentHost a Student from Canada

Lili May Alica (18)

female, CANADA

Languages: French, English
Siblings: Older brother
Mother: Administrative Technician
Father: Mechanic
CF001EE Y

Interests

Decorating cakes, snowboarding, cheerleading, drawing, fishing, reading, shopping, cooking, baking, pottery painting, escape games - SJ

Letter to my Host Family

Meet Lili-May! She is a creative and open-minded person who isn’t afraid to face challenges. Lili-May has been doing competitive cheerleading since she was 6 years old. She says, "I love the team bonding that comes with this sport and the friendships that are made between the teammates. This sport requires trust and confidence so we can hit all performances." In addition to sports and spending time outside, Lili-May also has a passion for baking. She's the go-to person for decorating birthday cakes in her family! Lili-May can't wait to experience American culture and meet her future host family!

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Host a Female Exchange StudentHost a Student from France

Violette (17)

female, FRANCE

Languages: French, English, Spanish
Siblings: Older brother
Mother: Lighting Designer
Father: Managing Director
FR001EE Y

Interests

Music club, Zonta club (to fight against femicide in the world), reading, photography, animals, drawing, embroidery, singing, skiing, I love nature, cooking - ML

Letter to my Host Family

Violette is a bright and positive young lady who enjoys music, social advocacy, reading, photography, animals, drawing, embroidery, singing, skiing, nature, and cooking. She speaks French, English and Spanish. She has a wonderful relationship with her brother who is a great role model to her and she practices indoor climbing with him. She is close to her extended family and nurtures that bond with lots of family time. She is funny and enjoys making friends. She has completed first aid and lifeguard training. Motorcycle riding is a part of her family tradition and she loves everything about it. She loves animals and has a strong bond with her pet cat. On her spare time, she enjoys reading a great romance novel. Skiing, snowboarding, going to the beach, swimming, and playing volleyball are activities that she loves to engage in. Violette also finds that watching live sports is very exciting to her. She likes to go thrifting and find vintage clothing. Violetta is a kind student looking for an opportunity to experience American school sports, mascots, cheerleading, the prom, and graduation.

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Host a Female Exchange StudentHost a Student from Thailand

Saitharn (16)

female, THAILAND

Languages: Thai, English, Chinese
Siblings: Younger brother
Mother: Own Business
Father: Own Business
TH006EE Y

Interests

Awarded the 2nd place for international arts and craft event, piano, guitar, badminton, movies, swimming, reading comic books - SN

Letter to my Host Family

“Pear” is optimistic, funny, and friendly. She is looking forward to coming to America to learn about different cultures and share her own with others. Pear is very much looking forward to meeting and making new friends. Pear enjoys Math and Biology, and she likes to participate in Mathematical & Science projects at school. She especially likes to participate in scholastic competitions, and she has won several awards for her achievements. During her free time, Pear enjoys playing music such as piano and guitar, and she especially enjoys English music.

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Host a Male Exchange StudentHost a Student from France

Theo (15)

male, FRANCE

Languages: French, English, Spanish
Siblings: None
Mother: IT Project Manager
Father: IT Project Manager
FR005EE Y

Interests

Tennis, badminton, ping pong, piano, I have a deep love for reading, particularly manga, love walking my dog - SN

Letter to my Host Family

Theo is an only child, who is passionate about learning and engaging with other cultures, particularly with the American way of life. Theo is an outgoing and easy going child who enjoys interacting with people from all walks of life. He is fascinated with American history and the unique way of life. Theo enjoys watching movies and reading books, especially “Manga”. He finds the storytelling and artistry of Manga captivating, and it has sparked his interest in Japanese culture. He has a special fondness for his dog. Theo enjoys sports such as tennis, badminton, and ping pong. Theo is looking forward to personal growth and making meaningful connections while in the United States.

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Host a Female Exchange StudentHost a Student from Spain

Nerea (15)

female, SPAIN

Languages: Spanish, English, German
Siblings: Older Sister
Mother: Administrator
Father: Administrator
ES004EE Y

Interests

Soccer club, skiing, tennis, going to concerts, watching TV shows - SH

Letter to my Host Family

Nerea is a sporty girl who also enjoys spending time with friends and family. Her favorite sport is soccer, as she plays on a federated soccer team after school. Nerea also enjoys being active outside, doing activities like hiking, ziplining, kayaking and skiing. She also enjoys spending time with her friends going bowling, just spending time together, going out to eat, or walking around town. Nerea hopes to obtain a degree in Physical Education, she also dreams of being a firefighter to help other people. She is excited for the opportunity to come to America to expand her English and make new friends!! Nerea is also hoping for a host family with a dog! Host Nerea today!

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Host a Female Exchange StudentHost a Student from France

Elisabeth (16)

female, FRANCE

Languages: French, English, German, Russian
Siblings: Older brother and younger brother
Mother: Housewife
Father: Vice President
FR030EE Y

Interests

Theater club, collect manga, reading, take care of my dogs, dancing, drawing - ML

Letter to my Host Family

Elizabeth is a middle child to two Brothers. She has gotten used to adapting to new environments and different people because she has moved a lot throughout her history with her family. She is a huge dog fan, but her family has not let her get a pet yet! She loves to listen to music and read books. History and English are her favorite subject. She likes to get together with her friends to watch movies, role-play, and just talk. She enjoys boxing, which she started two years ago following her brother’s footsteps. Spending time with her family is important to her. She is not shy to engage in conversation and meet new people. Elisabeth is a jovial person, she has been described as the sun, radiating good humor all day. She wants to come to the United States to discover the culture, the day to day life of the American family, and the American school system.

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Host a Female Exchange StudentHost a Student from Germany

Lola (16)

female, GERMANY

Languages: German, English, French
Siblings: Twin younger brothers
Mother: Political Scientist and Adviser
Father: Real estate agent
GE009EE Y

Interests

Riding horse, reading, skiing, ice skating - MR

Letter to my Host Family

My name is Lola! I live with my mother and father, two brothers and my dog in a large city in Germany. As a family, we like to go skiing in the winter. In summer, my mom and I like to go horseback riding on the beach. I love reading, since I've been able to read, I've almost always been reading a book. I One of my passions is also cooking and baking. I am a vegetarian, but I always cook for myself because my family eats meat. I like to take walks with my dog, so if you have a dog, I could do the same. I love animals! With my friends I enjoy going to the movies, ice skating or to the Christmas market. I hope to continue these things with new friends in the USA. I am excited about American high school life and all the different classes that are available there because we don't have so many diverse classes. I also want to learn about the school system because it's so different from Germany. It excites me to think about football games, cheerleading and prom!

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Learn More about Hosting an ASSE International Exchange Student

Every year thousands of students from all over the world benefit from the kindness and hospitality of ASSE host families. Our host families live in every corner of the United States and provide a unique and rewarding opportunity for students from culturally diverse backgrounds to learn more about how Americans live and what we value.

Maybe you know a family that has hosted an international student in the past or are curious about becoming a host family yourself. Hosting an ASSE International student is a big decision that comes with countless rewards and benefits that will last you a lifetime.

The Benefits Add up for a Family Hosting ASSE International Students

When you choose to be a host family, you:
  • Have the pleasure of meeting a curious and impressionable mind eager for learning and adventure
  • Get to share what is unique and important about your culture, language, town and country
  • Open your mind to different cultures and gain an appreciation for our differences
  • Learn about your new son or daughter’s life, language, experiences and ambitions
  • Teach your children the importance of being open to learning about others
  • Create lifelong ties and relationships with wonderful students from all over the world

At ASSE, we are extremely thankful for all of our host families who volunteer to open their home to an ASSE International student. The experience benefits the students and host families alike and often changes the way you look at the world. You may live in a small town in rural America, proud of the beauty and quality of life your area offers or live in anurban area where you desire to share the sounds, sights and smells of your city.

Our host families come from all walks of life and all regions of our country. This diversity is why so many students from all over the world choose our ASSE International hosting program. It is a dream for many to visit the United States and unlock the mysteries and pleasures of our great country. You can make that dream a reality for an ASSE International student by joining our program and becoming a host family today.

Open Your Home and Your Heart to a Student

Many of our host families are like you. They started out curious about what kind of experience they could offer an international student and what the experience would bring to their family. In many cases, after a first hosting experience, they realize the great rewards it brings their family and choose to host again and again. We invite you to learn more about some of the students in our program who are currently awaiting a host family. You can select from a random list of students or refine your search according to specific criteria, such as gender, country of origin or specific interests, and find the perfect match for your family. Come and discover just how rich and rewarding hosting an exchange student from a foreign country can be. It will change their life and your family’s as well.