Meet our Fall ’22 students

Meet our Fall students!

Let us know which of the students is the right fit for you!

Hosting is your chance to change the world for the better!

Our purpose at BFF is to promote world peace through cultivating opportunities for cultural and educational exchanges. These exchanges allow people to learn more about each other’s core values. We bring the international traveler and the host family together to create meaningful relationships through which we celebrate our differences and similarities.

High school spots are extremely limited. Don’t delay!

Please note that not everyone here may be available. Pick 2-3 possibilities and let your Community Advisor know who may best fit with your family!

Or fill out the form to the right and we will put you in contact with the correct person.

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 STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: 

Malik

Libya | Age 17 | Male

Interests: Robotics, computers, sports, history

 

Malik is a 17 year old boy from Libya. He enjoys computer science and robotics, and he wants to be an AI Developer when he is older. He is very excited to learn about the United States, and hopefully visit some historical sites and landmarks, as well as play some American sports!

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Alexandre

France | Age 16 | Male

Interests: Windsurfing, basketball, swimming

 

Alexandre is a 16 year old from France. He has always been fascinated by the US and all his siblings have been exchange students! He loves doing water sports, but he is up for anything new and will even try to cook you some French cuisine!

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Ali Efe

Turkey | Age 16 | Male

Interests: Movies, basketball, cooking, music

 

Ali Efe is a 16 year old boy from Turkey. He enjoys playing basketball, going to the movies, and spending time with his family and friends. He also loves meeting new people, and is excited to learn about the United States firsthand.

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Tuna

Turkey | Age 16 | Male

Interests: Painting, theater, swimming

 

Tuna is a 16 year old from Turkey. He is actually named after a river, the Danube, which is what it is called in Turkey. He is excited to try American cuisine and experience the culture. He enjoys swimming and soccer, and likes to hang out and watch TV shows and movies and is interested in theater. Sorry for the pun, but Tuna is a great catch!

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Miquel

Spain | Age 15 | Male

Interests: Cooking, skiing, soccer, medicine

 

Miquel is a 15 year old from Spain. He enjoys playing sports, cooking and watching cooking shows, and drawing. He is the youngest of 4 boys, who have all been an exchange student, so he knows what it takes! He is very excited to meet you and get started on this adventure!

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Laia

Spain | Age 14 | Female

Interests: Music, reading, swimming, cooking

 

Laia is a 14 year old girl from Spain. Her hobbies include reading, swimming and rhythmic gymnastics. She also enjoys listening to music, playing the ukulele, and cooking. She is excited to learn about American culture, as well as share her own culture while in the US.

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Timothe

France | Age 17 | Male

Interests: Rugby, saxophone, music

 

Timothe is a 17 year old boy from France. He enjoys playing rugby, as well as other sports, and also has played the Saxophone for 7 years! He is excited to meet his host family and get out of his normal routine by coming to the US.

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Martina

Spain | Age 14 | Female

Interests: Cooking, basketball, shopping

 

Martina is a 14 year old girl from Spain. Her hobbies include playing basketball, cooking, hanging out with friends, shopping, and sailing. When she is older, she would like to study medicine and become a doctor. While in the US, she is very excited to learn more about a new culture, as well as share her own.

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Ignacio

Spain | Age 15 | Male

Interests: Ping pong, canoeing, cooking, music

 

Ignacio is a 15 year old boy from Spain. He loves all sports, and practices ping pong, canoeing, padel tennis, and soccer. While he is here, he would like to try some American sports like baseball, American football, and basketball. He also enjoys listening to music, and cooking with his mother! He is excited for this opportunity to learn about America and improve his English.

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Louise

France | Age 15 | Female

Interests: Yoga, Singing, Swimming, Painting, Drawing, Music, Movies, Reading, Shopping, Theater

 

Louise is a 15 year old girl from France. Her hobbies include singing, painting, drawing, and theatre. While she is here she would like to participate in the drama club at school. She is excited to come to the US and immerse herself in the culture and lifestyle of America!

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Sebastia

Spain | Age 15 | Male

Interests: Soccer, science, math, music

 

Sebastia is a 15 year old boy from Spain. He enjoys listening to music, watching sports, and playing soccer and paddle tennis. In the future, he would like to study engineering or biology, as he loves learning about science and math in school.

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Miquel

Spain | Age 15 | Male

Interests: Soccer, sailing, games

 

Miquel is a 15 year old boy from Spain. He loves all kind of sports, traveling and video games. He also enjoys playing soccer, windsurfing and sailing. While he is here he wants to play some sort of sport, and would love to continue with soccer or sailing.

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Nehir

Turkey | Age 15 | Female

Interests: Animals, movies, music, Marvel, psychology

 

Nehir is a 15 year old girl from Turkey. She loves taking care of animals and is very energetic. She is a huge Harry Styles fan and also of Marvel movies, especially Spider Man. She would love to start a Marvel related collection. She’s also interested in drawing, writing, and psychology.

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Muskan

Pakistan | Age 15 | Female

Interests: Cooking, drawing, games, volunteering

 

Muskan is a 15 year old girl from Pakistan. She loves to cook, draw, play games, and also volunteering with children. She is very passionate about medicine and would like to become a doctor when she is older.

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Seniz

Turkey | Age 15 | Female

Interests: Outdoors, crafts, painting, ukulele

 

Seniz is a 15 year old girl from Turkey. She plays multiple instruments and loves being out in nature and does crafts, sometimes with the flowers she picks! She loves Bob Ross and enjoys painting landscapes, but also enjoys hanging out and watching movies or going on a bike ride.

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Omar

Palestine | Age 16 | Male

Interests: Horses, outdoors, board games, animals

 

Omar is a 16 year old boy from Palestine. He enjoys spending time with friends and family, horseback riding, and being outdoors. He also loves animals, and would like to become a vet like his father when he is older. Now, he trains birds to do tricks and enjoys learning about wildlife!

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Louis

France | Age 15 | Male

Interests: Walks, outdoors, sports

 

Louis is a 15 year old boy from France. He loves all things nature; spending time outside, going on walks, watching birds, etc. He is very sporty, so while he is here, he would like to participate in some team sports. He loves meeting new people, and so he is very excited to come to the US and live with a new family!

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Carlos

Spain | Age 15 | Male

Interests: Falconry, soccer, games

 

Carlos is a 15 year old boy from Spain. He enjoys sports, specifically soccer. He has played soccer since he was 6 years old. He also enjoys playing video games, traveling, and hanging out with friends. His father has trained falcons for 20 years, and Carlos recently joined him!

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Guillermo

Spain | Age 15 | Male

Interests: Basketball, board games, reading, cooking

 

Guillermo is a 15 year old boy from Spain. His hobbies are playing basketball, watching movies and TV shows of all kinds, playing board games, playing video games, and reading books/comics. He also loves to travel and cook, and is excited to show his host family some typical Spanish recipes!

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Aurora

Spain | Age 14 | Female

Interests: Basketball, sports, food, ping pong

 

Aurora is a 14 year old girl from Spain. Her hobbies include basketball, tennis, soccer  and ping pong. She loves sports, and would like to continue playing basketball while she is in the United States. She is excited to learn about American cuisine, make new friends, and improve her English.

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Stanislas

France | Age 15 | Male

Interests: Piano, sports, racing, music

 

Stanislas is a 15 year old boy from France. He loves to play sports and especially loves watching F1 racing! He also loves playing the piano and listens to classical music to relax, but all styles when he’s ready to move! He came to the US for a short visit, which made him want to spend an entire year here to soak in the culture!

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Jaime

Spain | Age 15 | Male

Interests: Soccer, running, music

 

Jaime is a 15 year old boy from Spain. He loves all sports, and has played soccer for 11 years. While he is in America he would like to play soccer, or maybe do track and field. He also enjoys hanging out with friends and listening to music. When he is older, he would like to do something with marketing or economics.

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Tuna

Turkey | Age 16 | Male

Interests: Football, swimming, movies, reading, archery

 

Tuna is a 16 year old boy from Turkey. He loves sports, like basketball, soccer, and archery. He also enjoys reading, watching movies, and swimming. While he is in the US, he would like to try Football, as well as continue his other sports. When he is older, he would like to become either a doctor or a lawyer.

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Verdiana

Italy | Age 17 | Female

Interests: Photography, cooking, volleyball, swimming

 

Verdiana is a 17 year old girl from Italy. She enjoys cooking, photography, and drawing. She also has played the guitar for 8 years. While in the US, she would like to play volleyball or join the photography club at school.

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Hojun

Korea | Age 15 | Male

Interests: Swimming, boxing, drawing, video games

 

Hojun is a 15 year old boy from South Korea. He enjoys swimming, drawing, and boxing. He also likes spending time with family and friends, and likes to play video games and watch TV with them. His favorite subject in school are P.E. and Math.

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Nicolas

France | Age 16 | Male

Interests: Math, basketball, boxing

 

Nicolas is a 16 year old boy from France. He enjoys windsurfing, basketball and boxing. He loves math, and when he is older, he wants to go to school for economics. His older brother spent a year as an exchange student, and he is excited to have that same experience. He would love to share his culture while also learning about a completely new one!

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Giacomo

Italy | Age 17 | Male

Interests: Comic design, horses, snowboarding, art

 

Giacomo is a 17 year old boy from Italy. He is excited to come to the US to get out of his comfort zone. Giacomo likes horses and snow sports and is interested in comic design. He also enjoys his small dog that he treats like a part of the family!

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Beliz

Turkey | Age 14 | Female

Interests: Reading, music, piano

 

Beliz is a 14 year old girl from Turkey. She likes to write and loves being with people even if she is a bit quiet. She is an avid reader of futuristic fiction and is a big fan of music, always looking for the next new artist. She would also like to learn piano, maybe even while she’s here!

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Laiyna-Lise

France | Age 15 | Female

Interests: Swimming, boxing, reading, music, drawing

 

Laiyna-Lise is a 15 year old from France. She loves to read, especially fantasy. Her family is very important to her, and she also has a twin! She likes swimming and now also does boxing. At home she has a Friday night movie night, maybe she can join in to some of your family’s rituals!

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Javier

Spain | Age 15 | Male

Interests: Soccer, museums, hiking, basketball

 

Javier is a 15 year old from Spain. He enjoys visiting museums, being in the scouts, playing soccer and basketball, and going hiking. He loves all sorts of food and has an infectious positive attitude that is sure to be a great addition to your home!

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Claudia

Italy | Age 16 | Female

Interests: Horses, movies, snorkeling, swimming, reading

 

Claudia is a 16 year old girl from Italy. She has many hobbies, such as horse riding, singing, watching movies, and snorkeling. She would like to become a psychologist or forensic doctor when she is older.

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Theophile

France | Age 15 | Male

Interests: Tennis, scouts, skiing, biking

 

Theophile is a 15 year old boy from France. He plays many sports, like tennis, rowing, and skiing. He also is a part of the Scouts and enjoys cooking. When he is older, he would like to study geopolitics. 

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Gabin

France | Age 16 | Male

Interests: Baking, tennis, fashion, sports

 

Gabin is a 16 year old boy from France. He enjoys baking, fashion, and tennis. While he is here, he would like to try sports like basketball and baseball. He is excited to learn about a new culture and way of life, and share his own culture, specifically through baking French pastries.

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Guido

Italy | Age 17 | Male

Interests: Animals, swimming/water polo, TV shows, video games

 

Guido is from Italy and will be 17 when he arrives. He is a funny and polite person, and has been playing water polo for quite some time. He also likes to hang out and watch TV shows on Netflix and also loves dogs. He is excited to meet his host family, so check out his profile below to see if he fits in your family:

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Nicolas

Spain | Age 17 | Male

Interests: Martial Arts, dancing, basketball

 

Nicolas (Nico) is a 17 year old boy from Spain. He loves music and dancing to it! He also practices martial arts and has played all sorts of sports in the past. Friends and family are very important to him, and since he’s very sociable, he hopes to have a great relationship with you!

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Jorge

Spain | Age 16 | Male

Interests: Music, swimming, nature, video games

 

Jorge is a 16 year old boy from Spain. He enjoys swimming, listening to music, and traveling. While in the United States, he is excited to try any type of sport that he can. When he is older, he would like to study law and either criminology or economics.

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Taeyeong

Korea | Age 17 | Female

Interests: Violin, guitar, signing, skiing, biking

 

Taeyeong is from South Korea and will be 17 when she arrives. She plays multiple instruments and also enjoys singing. She likes to watch movies with her family and is the head of Student Council in her school. She says the clouds are much different int he US than at home, so she is looking forward to seeing the sky here once again!

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Constance

France | Age 17 | Female

Interests: Horses, basketball, movies, games

 

Constance is a 17 year old girl from France. She enjoys playing basketball and horseback riding. She also likes to play video games and watch movies. When she is older she would like to go into international business. She is excited to learn about a new culture, improve her English, and make new friends.

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Federico

Italy | Age 17 | Male

Interests: Movies, soccer, engineering, games

 

Frederico is a 17 year old boy from Italy. He loves sports, especially soccer. He also enjoys playing playstation, watching movies, and listening to music. When he is older, he would like to become an engineer like his father.

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Nicole

Italy | Age 17 | Female

Interests: Painting, boxing, running, psychology, writing

 

Nicole is a 17 year old girl from Italy. She loves to stay active and is always ready to try something new. She loves planning parties, painting, and has taken up boxing. Nicole is here for the fall semester, so live it up with her for a few months!

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Anna

Czech | Age 17 | Female

Interests: Skiing, dance, painting

 

Anna is a 17 year old girl from the Czech Republic. Her hobbies include hanging out with her friends, skiing, dancing, aerobics, and handball. She is also interested in crystals and horoscopes! When she is older she would like to teach aerobics and become a physiotherapist.

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Robert

Romania | Age 16 | Male

Interests: Outdoor activities, technology, chess, strategy games, movies

 

Robert is a 16 year old scholarship student from Romania. He loves playing strategy games and is fascinated by technology. He is really hoping to have a chance to go to a baseball, basketball, or football game while he is here and also wants to get out in nature!

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Mireia

Spain | Age 15 | Female

Interests: Music, horses, violin, running

 

Mireia is a 15 year old girl from Spain. Her hobbies include horse riding, playing the violin, running, and listening to music. While in America, she would like to continue playing the violin, do cross country and track and field, and be a cheerleader. She is excited to learn about a new culture and improve her English.

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