Meet Our Students
|Languages:||Spanish, English, Valencian, Catalan|
|Siblings:||Brother in high school|
Sailing club, Futsal club, water-polo, playing video games, movies, Mythology books, piano - CKLetter to my Host Family
I hope with all my heart to form a real family with you that I can remember all my life.” Lucas is an exceptional and funny young man who seems to be laughing and happy all the time. In fact, it is infectious. A He enjoys playing Futsal (indoor soccer on a hard surface) with his twin brother, loves sailing and plays water polo. He told me he and his brother are very different and have different interest and friends. He is very close with his mother and refers to her as his biggest role model. He is looking forward to meeting new people and sharing new experiences with your family.
|Siblings:||Sister in elementary school|
Softball club, graphic programming, electronic system, computer graphic design, coding, video editing, photo shooting - EMLetter to my Host Family
Are you looking for a student that enjoys learning? Meet James of Thailand! James is homeschooled but is eager to be part of American High school. James is gifted in computers. He enjoys working on coding, graphic designing, video editing, and photo shooting. His longtime goal is to work with computers. His family is very excited that he will be an exchange student and very supportive of his decision to learn more. James is eager to help his new host family and in whatever needs to be done. He is willing to take care of pets or even cook for you!
|Languages:||Spanish, Ukrainian, Valencian, English|
|Father:||Bread Delivery Man|
Volleyball club, I am really interested in music, running, Guias (kind of boy scouts) - EMLetter to my Host Family
Volleyball and running are sports that Alejandro enjoys. Alejandro lives in the middle east of Spain along with his parents. Alejandro's parents are from Ukraine. He enjoys spending time with his friends and is involved with a type of scouts called "Guias". Alejandro enjoys having a great time and having fun but more importantly, he gets together with his fellow scout friends to think about the environment and what separates people in society. Alejandro enjoys meeting new people and especially if they are from somewhere else. He is eager to begin the adventure of meeting new people and learn about a new culture!
|Languages:||Russian, Georgian, English|
|Siblings:||Older sister, older brother|
Basketball, chess, inventor club, member of USA founded program Access - EMLetter to my Host Family
My family is very important to me. My dad died of cancer when I was 7 so my mom had to raise my sister and brother and me on her own. My mom is an amazing person and a great role model. About me, I really love to play and watch basketball. The LA Lakers are my favorite team! My dad taught me to play chess and I really enjoy playing it. I’m a member of several international groups in my country. It helps me improve my English and also teach me things like computer programming. I’m excited to share with you many things about my country and my culture. I hope we will become good friends!
|Languages:||French, English, Spanish, Chinese|
Tennis, skiing, movies, walking along the beach, visiting exhibitions of contemporary art and attending concert, soccer - LBLetter to my Host Family
Francois from France is a fine young man who wishes to thank you for being kind enough to welcome him into your family. He has had the privilege to travel a lot and would like to make his way to America to live with an American family and learn about our culture. He has a brother who has friends who have fond memories of coming here and he is looking forward to having a good experience and making memories as well. He enjoys spending time with his family going to art exhibitions, the cinema, taking walks on the beach or a trip to the coast. Some of the sports he likes to play is tennis and football. Francois likes to watch cooking shows and he likes to cook . He has a professional objective to study at Lausanne School of Hotel Management in Switzerland. It is necessary to be very good in languages so he feels by coming to America is one way that he can become fluent in his English. He has been studying English for 7 years, Spanish for 3 years and Chinese for 1 year. Although he has a preference for science projects, he has an interest in studying history. As you can see, Francois is bright and is eager to learn new things. Will you open up your home to him?
|Languages:||Spanish, English, French, German|
|Siblings:||Sister in elementary school|
I am a member of Rhythmic gymnastic club for 11 years, watching soccer, enjoying time with friends, going shopping - CKLetter to my Host Family
Who doesn't dream of spending a whole school year in the United States, making new friends, going to prom, eating hamburgers, and taking pictures of all of these experiences? Celia has worked hard for this opportunity and she is very excited! She likes the city life and she loves the beach. She spends most of her time with her mom and her sister (who was adopted from Vietnam) is the person she loves most in this world. She dreams of studying medicine when she attends university and she has no plans for setting aside her hobby of reading fashion magazines and watching runway shows. Celia just can't wait to share life with her new family next year and is anxiously awaiting the good news of where she will get to live in America!
|Languages:||Spanish, English, French|
|Siblings:||Sister in middle school|
|Mother:||Accounting - Part Time|
|Father:||Software Developer Manager|
Dance club, I practice dance five days a week, movies, reading, skiing, shopping - ASLetter to my Host Family
The most important thing is to enjoy learning. Hiyono knows that an exchange year is the best way to have fun while improving her English. She is excited to learn about the different cultures in America and to share her Japanese culture with you. She will teach you about the festivals and the food and the traditions that her city has during each season. Hiyono is invested in her studies and enjoys dance team with her friends. She also likes to spend time with her family shopping, watching shows, and talking. It is important to Hiyono that her host family is kind and ready to make memories together. She is looking forward to sharing her smile with you.
|Languages:||English, Spanish, French|
|Siblings:||Middle school aged brother|
Basketball, reading, comic books, peer mentor to students entering high school, working with his uncle's architecture firm - ASLetter to my Host Family
Who is up for a game of RISK? That is Mauricio's favorite board game to play with his family. Comics? He loves them. (Those pictures can convey so much more than words!) Breaking Bad or a great documentary on tv? Sounds perfect for Mauricio. If not these, then how about a game of basketball? Mauricio has been playing for several years (and loves to see live sporting events, too). This aspiring engineer (into all things computers and robots) is impressed by what he knows about America, "one of the most advanced countries in the world". He is excited to meet his American host family and learn so much more!
|Languages:||Spanish, English, French|
Music, reading, going trekking, swimming, I love nature - EMLetter to my Host Family
Hiking and Music are two of Maria's favorite things to do! Meet Maria! Maria is from the northern part of Spain. Maria would like to experience life in a suburban area and experience life a bit different than what she sees with her extended family that lives in a rural area. Maria really enjoys going to concerts and has seen "The Lion King" and "Sound of Music" Maria is eager to try out for a new sport, she currently is a swimmer. She enjoys having fun with her friends and meeting new people. The biggest thing that Maria wants to do while in the USA is to improve her English and to learn more about American Culture! Maria is eager to be a part of your family!