My name is Edwin Jerez Gonzalez, and I was born on September 8, 1998 in Guatemala. The most important thing for me was to reach the United States - it was a dream and came true. I realized at that moment that I crossed the border was a moment of joy and great happiness and it was the best step I ever took in my life. That was very happy when I told my family that I was already in the United States in only three weeks.
My name is Elmer Alexander Guillén, and I am from El Salvador. For me, it is important to be happy and be with my family and friends. One important moment in my life was when I met my parents earlier this year. I had lived in El Salvador now whole life, but now I live with my parents in Red Hook, Brooklyn..
My name is Erline Charles and I am 18 years old. I from Haiti, and many things have happened in my life, such as losing many people in the earthquake, and eventually immigrating with my mother and brother.
My mother’s name is Carline Charles and my father’s name is Erick Charles. I don’t have a sister, but that’s okay, I have a brother named Stanley Charles. He likes soccer. My mother works in a restaurant, and I do have not grandparents because they have passed away.
My name is Juan Carlos Alejo. I am from Mexico. I am 15 years old. I was born on April 7, 19-99. My mom is Maria de Lourdes and my dad is Lucas Alejo. I have two siblings, an older sister named Norma and a younger brother named Luis. We live in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
My name is Alexander Nunez Placencia and I am from Dominican Republic, so my native language is spanish and I am 16 years old.
let me introduce my parents: my mother was born in la vega, and my father in cotui. they met working at a clothing factory and fell in love. Then, my brother was born in 1994.
My name is Yariel Lopez. I am 16 years old. I come from Dominican Republic and my story began in Monte Plata. I love mountain Motocross, Dance and listening to music. I was born in the clinic Rodriguez Santos on the 23 of July, 1998. My family consist of the main members which are my mom Jackeline, and here she is by the church celebrating the christening of her god-daughter. She’s very compassionate, always helping people.
Hello, my name is Ronny Estrella. I'm from the Dominican Republic an im 14 year old.I like to play baseball a lot because that my favorite sport.I was born on the Dominican Republic on the Tamboris hospital. I live in brooklyn new york and I like new york.
the thing that i like to do in school is to learn English. My teacher is Ms.Bauso. She is my teacher of ESL class and that is my favorite class and my favorite subject.
My name is Maria and I’m 19 years old. Some people said that I have a chinese mane but I'm spanish. I’m from a small town in Guatemala called Chajabal, but these days I’m studying and sometimes working in New York. I live with my uncles in Red Hook, Brooklyn. I like living with them because they are responsible and humble people. And also I like the place because I can see the ocean and the tall skyscraper and the huge cruise ships in Red Hook.
My story begins when I was in the Dominican Republic when I was little. I grow up with my brothers. Now they are 10 and 7 years old. My father had to leave my country and go to the United States to find work and a future for my family. So he went to the United States and then he found a job. I didn't see him for 2 years. Then we came to the United State, we were together again us a family.
Hello, my name is Kenny Nunez and i am 18 years old. I was born in Jamaica Hospital of Queens August 2,1996, but when I was two months old my mom decided to go back to our country, Dominican Republic, where we stayed until I was 9. When my grandfather passed away, my mom decided (again!!) to go back to the country of opportunity, where I am today . But even though so many years have passed it doesn’t mean I’m happy.
My name is Nursulton, I’m 15 years old, my birthday 02/23/1999. I’m American student. My from is Uzbekistan, and now I live in America and I love it here. I speak 4 languages: Uzbek, Russian, Tajik and little bit English. Now I want to learn to speak English. In the future, I want to become a banker or businessman.
My name is Arian and I am from Dominican Republic but I live In New York. I like doing sport like baseball I will like to practice fighting like boxing or wrestling. Something that happen to me was when I came to the united states it was my first time using a plane and it was awesome because I was in the air and it is a great experience and that is important thing to me.
My name is Usama Muraad. I was born on july 27 in Gujrat,Pakistan. I left Pakistan at the age of 13 and came to america in 2011. Then, I had learn English and work harder on my studies than i did in pakistan. After living in New York for one year, my family decided to move to Georgia. In Georgia, I messed up in my studies. I failed in three classes two of which I already took again and Pass. That’s why I am farther behind than the other seniors.