- ID: 4472
- Gender: M
- Age: 15
- Grade: 10
- Academic Year 2019
Bektursyn is a 15-year old boy from Kazakhstan whose favorite activities are volleyball, playing the guitar, and computer programming. He plays volleyball 3 hours per week during P.E. and on his class team. He has been playing the guitar for 2 years, and is self-taught. He and his friend are working together to try and create a new computer game, which he is very excited about. In his spare time he enjoys playing basketball and soccer, swimming, ice skating, drawing, reading, and playing video games. He and his family like to cook together, and they go to the movies every month. When he was 2 years old, he and his family moved to London and lived there for 2 years. He would like to explore history, art, and computer programming during his exchange. Teachers describe Bektursyn as a kind, talented, smart, creative, and open-minded young man, who makes friends easily.
Bektursyn’s native language is Kazakh. He speaks English well, and has studied the language at school for 4 years. He has also studied Russian (10 years) and Polish (1 year). He gets good grades, and his favorite subjects are English, computer science, and algebra. In the future he would like to be a computer programmer.
Bekursyn lives with both parents, two older sisters, and a younger brother. He has another older sister who lives on her own. His father is an engineer, and his mother is an economist. All of his older siblings have studied abroad. He has no allergies or dietary restrictions. He has a dog and can live with any pets.