- ID: 4745
- Gender: M
- Age: 17
- Grade: 11
- Academic Year 2020
Alexander or “Alex” is a 17-year-old boy from the Czech Republic who enjoys being active, playing music, and hanging out with friends. He has been playing ice hockey for eleven years and actively plays in the volleyball club one-two times per week. Additionally, Alex enjoys basketball, bicycling, going to the gym, and weightlifting. His musical ambitions include playing the guitar and piano. He’s been playing the guitar for eight years and is currently self-teaching himself the piano. Additional hobbies include cooking, gardening, watching movies, reading historical and philosophical books, and playing video games. Alex describes himself as independent, extroverted, open-minded, flexible, and having a good sense of humor. His teachers describe him as being considerate of others, imaginative, talented, highly-motivated, responsible, adaptable, perceptive, ambitious, polite, communicative, passionate, outgoing, and respected by his peers.
Alex’s native language is Slovak. He has studied English for ten years and French for five years. Alex received good grades in school. His favorite subjects are physics, chemistry, philosophy, biology, and history. His future plans include studying medicine and potentially becoming a psychiatrist!
Alex lives with his parents and younger sister. He also has an older brother. Alex says that he and his family like to spend time together; his parents are supportive of him and his sports. They enjoy traveling together.
While in the USA, Alex is excited to explore the American lifestyle, culture, schools, and sports, as well as improve his English. His preference would be to live with an active family and go to a school where he could continue playing ice hockey.