My dream and passion is to connect cultures through language and music. I am an American of Romanian heritage, who grew up in Las Vegas speaking both English and Romanian fluently. I have pursued Japanese language since childhood, and studied formally so that I could achieve my childhood dream of studying abroad in Japan, which I accomplished in 2012. Since graduating from Willamette University in 2014 with a B.A. in International Relations & Japanese, I have been chasing my next dream: to w... [more]
I have studied Japanese for 8 years in school, starting from high school through college, and lived in Japan during the 2012 school year. I have worked for Japan Travel Bureau in Las Vegas, speaking completely in business-formal Japanese in-house with coworkers who were native Japanese speakers.