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Reina
Female • 17 • Japan
2018-171-003-0015

Reina, who will be 18 when she arrives, is a musical and cheerful student from Japan! Reina, who describes herself as someone who always tries to look on the bright side, loves to sing and has been a part of her school's choir for five years. She is a vocalist in a band with some friends and they perform at a school festival every year. Reina is described as motivated and involved by her teachers and her favorite subject is English. Reina lives with her parents and younger brother and values spending time with them. They enjoy meals together and cheering on their hometown baseball team from the living room or at the ballpark. She enjoys cooking and baking and hopes to learn new recipes from you as well as share ones that she knows. She is learning the traditional Japanese tea ceremony and hopes to share that with her host family. Reina is a fan of sci-fi movies like Star Wars and the Marvel franchise and is excited that Star Wars Episode IX will be coming out during her exchange year! Reina is eager to share her laughter and her song with her host family and can't wait to meet them!

Languages Watching Sports Chorus/Choir English Lang Cooking/Baking
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Yukihiro
Male • 16 • Japan
2018-171-013-0017

Yukihiro, a 16-year-old boy from Japan is ready for his year in America! He wants to try many new things that are not available in Japan and describes himself as humorous and kind. During his exchange year, Yukihiro would like to continue to be involved in an acting club to make new friends. He also enjoys playing chess and spending time with his friends. In Japan, he plays guitar and volunteers and he would like to continue this during the exchange year. Yukihiro is most excited to make new memories and improve his English skills. Will you welcome Yukihiro as a new member of your family? MUST BE PLACED IN WISCONSIN

History Watching Sports Guitar Political Sci. Theatre Arts
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Gabriel
Male • 15 • Brazil
2018-115-003-0017

Sixteen-year-old Gabriel from Brazil is an avid reader and internet user as he believes that reading is one of the most interesting ways to acquire knowledge! He loves musical instruments, plays the transverse flute, and listens to classical music. He would like to learn to play new instruments during his exchange year. Gabriel is involved in church activities every week. He also enjoys a good challenge by playing chess and table tennis with his family or friends. With a belief that the sciences help us to understand the universe around us, Gabriel hopes to one day achieve a PhD in one of his favorite science fields or math. He describes himself as studious, quiet, fun, responsible, easy-going, and likes to learn new things. He thanks you for hosting, and is looking forward to his year with you!

Biology Computer Games Music-Listen Chemistry Movies
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Aoba
Male • 17 • Japan
2018-171-003-0079

Aoba is a 17-year-old boy from Japan! He is a long-distance runner in his school track club where he likes continually improving and setting personal best times. Aoba is lively and curious, likes reading to experience a world he doesn't know, and baking, especially sweets. He enjoys singing karaoke with friends, and gets excellent grades at school where he reportedly is polite and responsible. At home, Aoba's chores are cleaning, meal prep, and yard work. His family includes his father and younger brother. They all work hard during the day and enjoy relaxing at night but sometimes they go mountain climbing. His extended family includes lots of young cousins, and he loves playing with them. Aoba chose to do an exchange program so that he can learn a new culture, see new places, and meet new people. He expects his exchange year will be an unforgettable experience that will change his life. He will try his best to have a successful year, and he realizes that he cannot do that without your help. He looks forward to meeting you and also sharing his Japanese culture with you!

Mathematics Watching Sports Music-Listen Paint/Draw Cooking/Baking
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Kardi
Female • 16 • Denmark
2018-137-003-0069

Kardi, a 16-year-old girl from Denmark, describes herself as kind, helpful, and friendly! Her friends add that she is honest and funny. When she is with her friends, they enjoy shopping or going to the movies. Kardi gets very good grades at school where she is considered "sweet, charming, and well-liked." She works well alone but also contributes positively in groups. She is respectful, well-behaved, and is always prepared. In addition to schoolwork, a part-time job at a restaurant also keeps her schedule full. When she has time, she enjoys baking, drawing, and crafting. As for sports, Kardi works out at the gym a few times per week but she especially loves dancing! She danced for two years but gave that up this year to spend more time on schoolwork. She hopes to start dancing again while on exchange. Kardi describes her family, which includes her parents and sister, as "normal." As a family, they watch movies and have meals together. Her chores at home include cleaning her room and helping with meals. Kardi thinks the USA is one of the most amazing countries in the world! She has "always dreamed of visiting the USA someday but never thought in a million years, that she would be able to live and study here!"

History Watching Sports Phys Fitness String Instr. English Lang
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Erik
Male • 17 • Sweden
2018-231-003-0019

Meet Erik an 18-year-old boy from Sweden who is passionate about aviation! Erik is a member of a Young Pilots organization that flies and learns about small planes. Both of his parents are air traffic controllers, which has inspired Erik's love of aviation from a young age. Erik dreams of becoming a pilot someday, and believes that this will be a fun job and a great opportunity to see the world! Erik is also involved in a local Scouts troop, which he enjoys because he is able to bond with his friends. He also finds time to work in the deli department at a supermarket. Erik describes himself as a happy boy who believes in equality for all. During his exchange year, Erik would like to try playing basketball or perhaps, learn to play an instrument. Erik hopes that this exchange experience will enable him to gain a better understanding of the world and other cultures as he believes that this knowledge is important to create a better understanding for others. "I would like to thank you for your kindness to open up your home for me, and allow me to experience a year in your country," says Erik!

Biology Mathematics Computer Games Cooking/Baking Scouts
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Sakura
Female • 16 • Japan
2018-171-013-0076

Sixteen-year-old Sakura from Japan wants to have a sushi party with her host family! She loves to cook, and enjoys her home economics class at school. Sakura even dreams of becoming a home economics teacher someday. Sakura would like to introduce the Japanese culture to your family such as origami, karuta or perhaps, she'll play her traditional Japanese drum for you! One of Sakura's favorite hobbies is photography. She plans to bring her camera to the USA, and hopes to make many memories and take lots of photos. She also enjoys dancing and playing volleyball. Sakura would love to join a cheerleading squad during her exchange year since this activity isn't offered at her school in Japan. Some of Sakura's other interests include spending time outdoors, shopping, and make-up. During her exchange year, Sakura hopes to broaden her horizons through new experiences, and to develop a cross-cultural understanding between the USA and Japan. "I am very excited to see and learn the different culture through you," says Sakura! MUST BE PLACED IN A SCHOOL WHICH OFFERS FCCLA ACTIVITIES.

Economics Photography Piano Cooking/Baking Percussion
unbooked STUDENT
Ryoma
Male • 17 • Japan
2018-171-003-0073

Looking for a student who soars above the rest? Meet 17-year-old Ryoma from Japan whose passion is aviation! He enjoys watching planes, and hopes to visit several different airports while in the US. His career goal is to become an air traffic controller. Self-disciplined and focused, Ryoma was elected as the "leader of students" where he attends school. Respected by both peers and adults, he earns excellent grades, in addition to planning parties and activities for his peers. He plays baseball and badminton, and hopes to continue while on exchange. Ryoma does his own laundry and keeps his room neat and clean. With friends, he likes listening to pop music and just talking about life. While on exchange, Ryoma hopes to attend a major league baseball game, if possible. His goals for his exchange year are to improve his English language skills, and expand his leadership skills in addition to making LOTS of new friends. If you have an interest in aviation or baseball, this responsible and goal-oriented young man would love to join your family!

Mathematics Baseball Music-Listen English Lang Watching Sports
unbooked STUDENT
Karmen
Female • 15 • Estonia
2018-265-003-0009

Passionate about horseback riding, 15-year-old Karmen from Estonia enjoys the adrenaline she feels while riding! "The feeling of forming a bond with the horses I ride is very special." Another favorite activity is training her dog for dog shows. She lives with her mother, younger brother and sister, and older brother, and often visits her father, stepmother and stepsister. She describes her family lifestyle as busy, "however we still try to fit in quality time with each other and do fun things together." Her friends also play an important role in her life. "We love going hiking and spending time outside, going to the beach, watching movies and staying up all night talking and sharing memories." She loves traveling as she likes discovering new places and meeting new people. "I want to thank you my dear host family for opening up your home to me. I hope that we will have an amazing experience together!"

Biology Photography Skiing-Downhill Music-Listen History
unbooked STUDENT
Miki
Male • 17 • Japan
2018-171-003-0074

While interested in all sports, 17-year-old Miki from Japan's passion is cycling, either competitively or with family and friends. He even likes the challenge of cycling up a steep mountain. He also enjoys mountain climbing, gym workouts, computer games, going to movies, shopping, and traveling. He consider himself to be gentle, flexible, frank, bright, honest, and trustworthy. His teacher says that he is open-minded, and helpful to other students as a mentor or sharing supplies, if needed. Also, he is motivated and when he begins a project, he will push through to the end. He hopes to make many new friends, try new activities, and improve his English skills while on exchange. Miki will help around the house as a member of the family. He thanks you and looks forward to meeting you soon!

English Lang Watching Sports Gym Workout Music-Listen Computer Games
unbooked STUDENT
Waka
Female • 16 • Japan
2018-171-003-0075

Waka is a 16-year-old girl from Japan who describes herself as bright, talkative, and friendly! Waka's hobbies include playing sports, reading mystery novels, baking sweets, listening to music, and spending time with her "cute" dog. She has participated in a Track & Field team for four years, and would be interested in trying a new sport during her exchange year. At school, Waka is interested in social studies and history, and plans to work within the international relations field in the future. She dreams of working for the United Nations or a non-profit organization someday. Waka knows that improving her English skills will help her achieve her career goals, and will broaden her horizons. During her exchange year, Waka hopes to learn more about American history, and join an after school club or activity. "I hope to make lots of friends in the USA and have lots of happy days like in Japan," says Waka! She wants to have a great relationship with her host family so that she can become a real family member. Waka is looking forward to living with your family, and experiencing the American high school life!

History Photography Music-Listen Social Studies Cooking/Baking
unbooked STUDENT
Amanda
Female • 16 • Brazil
2018-115-003-0015

Say hello to 16-year-old Amanda from Brazil! Amanda describes herself as an open-minded, friendly, and funny girl. Amanda enjoys jazz dancing, and loves that this activity is a great way to gather her friends together. She also has experience playing volleyball, and enjoys watching swimming competitions, soccer and basketball games. Amanda has not yet decided which career path she will pursue after high school. Amanda has a close relationship with her parents whom she describes as having "huge hearts." She also has a large extended family, which gathers often for lively Sunday lunches complete with singing and dancing. During her exchange year, Amanda would love for the opportunity to take a dance class, play volleyball, and try typical, American activities with her host family. Amanda hopes that her exchange year will be an incredible experience that will help her to improve her English skills, learn a new culture, and create a bond with new family and friends whom she will carry with her for life!

Physics Watching Sports Music-Listen Dance-Jazz/Mod Paint/Draw
unbooked STUDENT
Minami
Female • 15 • Japan
2018-171-003-0070

Fifteen-year-old Minami from Japan would like to sing her way into your heart! A long-time member of her city's mixed choir, who shows her leadership during choir competitions, she hopes to continue singing during her YFU exchange year by joining the school choir. If she isn't singing, she may be found listening to her favorite J-pop or K-pop music or watching movies, eating, and taking photos with friends. Described as hard-working and responsible, Minami is an excellent student, whose favorite subject is math. With her parents and younger brother, she enjoys family meals at home, eating out in restaurants, traveling or staying home and watching her favorite Japanese baseball team, the Hanshin Tigers. Do you enjoy badminton? Do you have a favorite baseball team? How about challenging Minami to a badminton competition in the yard, and introducing her to your local or favorite professional team? Your YFU daughter just might return to Japan singing the praises of an American baseball team!

Mathematics Watching Sports Swimming Chorus/Choir Movies
unbooked STUDENT
Chun Na
Female • 15 • Japan
2018-171-003-0071

"I want to make good use of each day of my exchange and I want to make awesome memories with my host family!" Meet Fifteen-year-old Chunna from Japan! Her favorite sport is softball, and she is the captain of her team. She likes to hit up the batting cage with her father to practice during her free time. She is a girl with a dream to work at a Disney resort someday. Chunna describes herself as a motivated and energetic girl. Her father always tells her that "your charm is in your smile." So, she says "I just keep smiling all the time." Chunna likes animals, cooking, drawing, traveling, and volunteer work. Her teachers and friends describe her as bright, friendly, and competitive. With her friends, she likes to shop, study, go out to eat, and go to the movies. She wants to experience change, become more independent, and never give up on her dream!

History Paint/Draw Softball Music-Listen English Lang
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Kaho
Female • 17 • Japan
2018-171-013-0069

Kaho is a 17-year-old girl from Japan who loves movies! One of her goals is to watch American movies without subtitles, therefore, she aspires to improve her English which is her favorite subject in school. Kaho participates in a couple of organizations outside of school. One those is the Hand-made club, where members learn to cook and sew. Kaho is a student leader in this group and enjoys it very much. She promises to cook traditional Japanese cuisine for her lucky host family! The other organization is a civic one, in which students meet to discuss ways to make their communities better. Kaho lives with her parents, brother and sister. They often play sports together as there is a park in front of her house. Kaho intends to make the most of her exchange year by making friends and experiencing as much as possible. One of the first things she would like to experience is American ice cream! Having seen many pictures, she is excited to try this treat! Kaho hopes you will choose her to join your family! MUST BE PLACED AT A SCHOOL WHICH PROVIDES FCCLA ACTIVITIES.

English Lang Watching Sports Music-Listen Cooking/Baking Movies
unbooked STUDENT
Rino
Female • 15 • Japan
2018-171-003-0068

Fifteen-year-old Rino from Japan states that the three characteristics that best describe her are kind, honest, and sociable! She is a very good and serious student who reads an English language newspaper every day. Rino's music interests include playing the recorder and listening to music. Her sport during elementary school was figure skating, but now she is focused on tennis. She enjoys all of the time she spends with friends and family, and is especially happy when others enjoy food she has prepared. Her goals for the exchange experience are to increase independence and to improve her English language skills. "I hope that you will consider me as your future host daughter," states Rino!

English Lang Photography Ice Skating Wind Instrument Cooking/Baking
unbooked STUDENT
Shoka
Female • 16 • Japan
2018-171-003-0066

Looking for some pep and enthusiastic conversation in your life? Meet 16-year-old Shoka from Japan! Possessing a sunny disposition, good listening skills, and plenty of energy, Shoka brings a bit of sunshine wherever she goes! Sporty and active, Shoka participates in badminton, track & field, swimming, and mountain biking. At school, she likes math and PE, and hopes to attend university in the future. She also enjoys singing karaoke because it helps to relieve stress. Shoka likes animals of all kinds, listening to music with friends, outdoor activities, and cooking as well. At home, Shoka lives with her parents and younger twin sisters. Together, they enjoy camping, snowboarding, and cycling. Family pets include a dog, hamster, and a goldfish. While on exchange, Shoka is excited to make lots of new friends, and she hopes to try a team sport like volleyball or basketball. Maybe you will be the family to make her dream of exchange come true!

Mathematics Cooking/Baking Swimming Singing/Voice Hike/Backpack
unbooked STUDENT
Shogoritchi
Male • 15 • Japan
2018-171-003-0067

Just call him Shogo! Shogoritchi (15) from Japan is eager for the challenge of meeting people with different ideas and values. Shogo loves baseball and was the catcher for his team. He recently took up basketball after being inspired by NBA players he saw on YouTube. Although he admits to being not too good at basketball, he likes it and is generally a big sports fan. Shogo excels in the classroom, and is also class representative for his school government. His teacher writes, "Shogo has strong ability of communications, positiveness and adaptability." He is always willing to help out others in school and shows excellent leadership skills. At home, Shogo likes to watch movies, hang out with friends, walk his dog, and go out to dinner with his family. He considers his family active as both his parents and brother enjoy different sports and activities. Shogo is always willing to help out in the home with cooking and cleaning, and is willing to help his future host family as well. While Shogo is eager to learn about American customs, he is equally interested in teaching you some Japanese traditions!

Mathematics Watching Sports Baseball Music-Listen Computer Games
unbooked STUDENT
Kazune
Female • 17 • Japan
2018-171-003-0065

Seventeen-year-old Kazune from Japan, who goes by Kaz, describes herself as sporty and a leader, and her friends say she is a good listener! Kaz loves sports, is the captain of her handball team, and also plays volleyball and soccer. She listens to pop music, and one of her favorite artists is Selena Gomez. Kaz's favorite subjects in school are Chinese, English, and Geography. She plans to go to a university to study tourism, and then pursue a career as a tour guide. One of Kaz's favorite hobbies is cooking. Her grandma is a very good cook and is teaching Kaz how to cook and bake. Kaz also enjoys dancing and café-hopping with her friends. Kaz describes her family as supportive, and they have a good relationship and can always cheer her up. They cook, shop, and go to her brother's baseball games together. Some of her chores include cleaning, laundry, and helping with meals. Kaz thanks you for being her host family, and is looking forward to meeting you and making a lot of memories with you!

Languages Watching Sports Soccer Music-Listen Geography
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Eren
Female • 15 • Japan
2018-171-003-0063

Eren is a 15-year-old girl from Japan! An excellent student, teachers describe her as hard-working and friendly. Her favorite subjects in school are English and art. Since she enjoys drawing, she would like to pursue a career that entails designing. Eren is a member of the mandolin club at school, and enjoys playing in concerts and school festivals. She looks forward to playing her mandolin for her host family! Her family enjoys sharing dinner together, walking their dog in the park, and watching movies. Since Eren enjoys the outdoors and nature, she likes camping, hiking, and bouldering. Having lived with her family in the US when she was a young child, her good memories have led her to want to spend a year learning about American culture and living with an American family. She is very excited to meet her Host Family and "thanks them for welcoming me into your family!"

Art Watching Sports Swimming String Instr. English Lang
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Nonoka
Female • 16 • Japan
2018-171-003-0056

Watching baseball and discussing politics are things that 15-year-old Nonoka from Japan enjoys doing with her family! Her dream is to work at the American Embassy in Japan and take an active part in the international community. This might be one reason why two of her favorite subjects in school are political science and economics. She lives with her mother, grandmother and grandfather, and describes them as cheerful, carefree, and friendly. She likes to play volleyball and badminton. In the past, she has belonged to track & field, swimming, and dance clubs. In addition, Nonoka loves chocolate! Her family grows vegetables as a hobby, and thus you can often find them in the garden. With her friends, she likes to go shopping and watch movies. She thinks this exchange experience is one of the most important things in life. While on her exchange, Nonoka hopes to learn about American culture, politics and economics, and would love to go to a stadium to see a sports game!

Economics Watching Sports Swimming Piano Political Sci.
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Asuka
Female • 16 • Japan
2018-171-003-0057

Sixteen-year-old Asuka from Japan is excited to meet her host family and begin her exchange year! An excellent student, her teachers say that she has strong communication skills, is adaptable and flexible, and is a leader at school. Her favorite subjects are languages and music. "When I talk in English, I can feel different cultures. I can learn about the world through English," says Asuka. She describes herself as open-minded and curious to try new things. One activity she hopes to try while in the US is dancing. She wants to learn but has not had the opportunity to try it in Japan. Asuka has played the piano for 10 years and would like to continue while on exchange, if possible. Asuka says, "Music makes me happy and cheerful." She is a member of a swim club, and plays tennis and table tennis. Asuka also likes animals, enjoys listening to music, outdoor activities, and spending time with friends--especially singing karaoke with them. Will you be the one to open your heart and your home to Asuka, and share your culture and way of life with her?

English Lang Watching Sports Swimming Singing/Voice Music
unbooked STUDENT
Mao
Female • 15 • Japan
2018-171-003-0055

Cheerleading is the perfect activity for positive and cheerful, 15-year-old Mao from Japan! A member of a large competitive cheerleading team, Mao also occasionally cheers on the school's American-style football team. Mao is an excellent all A's student who attends a parochial school. She has played the piano for 10 years, and will sometimes play the pipe organ for worship service. In her free time, Mao likes to dance, read, spend time with friends, or just spend time with her parents and the family dog. Mao also likes to read cookbooks and look for delicious Japanese recipes online, which she would love to cook for her host family! When asked what she'd like to do during her exchange year, she answered that she hopes to make many new friends, share Japanese culture, and "watch NFL football!"

Mathematics Watching Sports Cheerleading Piano English Lang
unbooked STUDENT
Himeka
Female • 16 • Japan
2018-171-003-0053

Meet Himeka, a 16-year-old girl from Japan! Himeka lives with her father, mother, older sister, and younger sister. Although they are busy during the week, on the weekends they enjoy shopping and going out to eat together. They also like to go camping! Himeka is described by her friends as very outgoing; the life of the party and entertaining. She describes herself as hard-working and a bright person. She enjoys participating in the drama club at her school, playing tennis, and running for fun. Listening to pop music is one of her favorite things, because it makes her feel powerful! At home, she helps with cleaning the house and helping with younger siblings. While in the USA, Himeka is hoping to learn how to cook American cuisine. Share your American recipes with Himeka next year!

English Lang Watching Sports Tennis Music-Listen Theatre Arts
unbooked STUDENT
Kokoa
Female • 16 • Japan
2018-171-003-0042

Fifteen-year-old Kokoa from Japan describes herself as a talkative, lover of shopping and fashion! Kokoa plays the recorder and also is in the juggling club at her school. Kokoa's main sport is Japanese archery, but she also enjoys skiing and swimming. Her favorite subject in school is English, and she would like to attend a university after she graduates and then become a cabin attendant. Kokoa likes to listen to rock music and attend concerts with her friends. She also enjoys cooking for her family and helping to take care of their tiny, cute turtle. With her family, Kokoa likes to camp and travel with them to the sea and mountains. Some of her chores include cleaning, helping with meals, and doing laundry. Kokoa thanks you for reading her letter and is looking forward to meeting you!

English Lang Paint/Draw Skiing-Downhill Music-Listen Photography
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Miu
Female • 16 • Japan
2018-171-003-0043

Fifteen-year-old Miu from Japan is described by her friends as talkative, but also a great listener! She lives in a large city with her parents, both of whom attended university in the US, and her younger brother. Miu often helps him with his studies and even makes lunches for both of them to take to school. She loves her teachers and friends at school, but above all, she loves being in the school choir. She has many other interests, including figure skating; so, she's looking forward to watching the Olympics! Even though she's learned a lot about the US from her parents, Miu is interested in learning how people's actions and manners are different from those in Japan. She's looking forward to the guidance her host family will give her in navigating American culture. Will you be that family?

History Watching Sports Martial Arts Chorus/Choir English Lang
unbooked STUDENT
Misaki
Female • 15 • Japan
2018-171-003-0052

Misaki is a cheerful and kind fifteen-year-old student from Japan! Described by friends and teachers as helpful and friendly, Misaki is a music-loving girl. She has played the piano for eight years, and loves to listen to pop music, including some K-pop. Misaki lives with her parents, her older brother, and younger sister, and their family is very close. She likes to play tennis, often playing with her dad. Misaki also loves to shop with friends. She plans to become a doctor one day so that she can help children in developing countries. She loves history, especially Japanese history, and likes to learn about cultures through history. Misaki is excited to share her Japanese knowledge and learn everything that she can about American culture. She hopes to try new things like horseback riding and soccer while on exchange, if possible. Misaki can't wait to start the adventure of her exchange year and become a part of your family!

History Watching Sports Tennis Piano Photography
unbooked STUDENT
Yuri
Female • 15 • Japan
2018-171-003-0051

Ambitious, thoughtful, and energetic are three words to describe 15-year-old Yuri from Japan! Yuri is a creative girl who can sing and play the piano, which she has been doing since she was 4-years-old. In school, Yuri likes to study history because it can teach us so much, not just about the past but also the future. While on exchange, Yuri would like to experience as much as she can! She hopes to gain knowledge and experiences from her time in the US. Talkative doesn't even begin to describe Yuri! She loves to talk and joke with her friends to have fun. She can also be serious, showing off her skills in Speech and Debate classes. Yuri hopes to improve her English skills, grow as a person, and make so many new friends while in the USA!

History Paint/Draw Chorus/Choir Photography Piano
unbooked STUDENT
Shuma
Male • 15 • Japan
2018-171-003-0048

Shuma is a 15-year-old boy from Japan who describes himself as cheerful and full of laughter! Shuma is a passionate water polo player, serving as his team's captain and goalkeeper. He would love the opportunity to continue playing water polo in the USA, if possible, to see how the sport differs from his home team in Japan. Shuma also enjoys playing soccer, basketball, and watching sports such as baseball during his free time. At school, Shuma's favorite subject is Japanese Literature. He loves reading, and hopes to become an editor when he finishes school. Shuma lives with his parents and two younger siblings. Since Shuma's siblings are much younger than him, he often babysits and plays with them. Shuma's dad was an exchange student in the USA when he was in high school, and he has inspired Shuma to pursue his own year abroad through his stories about America's diverse culture. Shuma would like to become your true family member and can't wait for all of the experiences that you'll share together!

Watching Sports Baseball Music-Listen Computer Games Soccer
unbooked STUDENT
Sae
Female • 15 • Japan
2018-171-003-0047

"Let's have fun together," states a cheerful, considerate, outgoing, and adaptable Sae, age 15 from Japan! Multi-talented, she plays piano, has won a badminton championship, and held the leading role in a ballet recital. She relishes time with her family cooking, traveling, shopping, and watching television together. She also assists with tasks around the home. Additionally, Sae is fond of animals, photography, cooking, and watching movies. An "enthusiastic learner," she puts forth great effort in her classes. Sae's favorite class is English, which will assist her in pursuit of her desired future as a television announcer, and working internationally. Sae states, "I really appreciate your accepting me in your family!" She looks forward to cooking for her host family, making many friends participating in American clubs and activities, as well as going to McDonald's and Starbucks!

English Lang Dance-Ballet Badminton Piano Paint/Draw
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