- ID: 4737
- Gender: M
- Age: 15
- Grade: 10
- Academic Year 2020
Simon John is a 15-year-old boy from Spain who enjoys soccer, martial arts, and skateboarding. He’s been practicing Hapkido martial arts for eight years and is the manager of his martial arts club. He currently has a brown belt and will be trying for his black belt this year. Other sports that he enjoys include biking with friends, frisbee, and basketball. He also has a range of hobbies which include piano, chess, programming, watching action movies, reading, playing video games, and listening to music. While in the USA, Simon John would be interested in playing football, baseball, and learning how to surf. He is also happy for the opportunity to learn about American culture and school systems, as well as to improve his English. Simon John would describe himself as independent, extroverted, open-minded, studious, loving, kind, and having a good sense of humor. He is highly regarded by his teachers and has the admiration of his peers. His teachers describe him as bright, mature, dedicated, highly motivated, responsible, determined, a great communicator, and a leader.
Simon John’s native language is Spanish. He has studied English for nine years and French for seven years. Simon John receives very good grades in school. Not only does he excel in the classroom but, he is also a leader amongst his peers. He was elected as a student body representative at school. Simon John’s favorite classes are math, physics, and chemistry. One day, he hopes to have a career in aeronautical engineering! Simon John will attend grade 10 during his exchange in the US.
Simon John lives with his dad, stepmom, and little sister with whom he has a great relationship. He loves his younger sister! Together, the family makes bi-weekly visits to the grandparent’s house. He and his dad share a love of jamming to rock music. Simon John does not have any allergies nor dietary restrictions.