Dear Host Family
I would like to express my deepest gratitude for voluntarily accepting me.
I registered for this program because I am attracted to the idea of spending time with someone who would be willing to accept a homestay as a volunteer.
I am a 15-year-old who is serious, sensitive and loves to talk. I am going to a school that very much values the individuality of its students. One out of every four students at my school is a returnee, and I am one of them, having lived in South Korea for five years and Taiwan for two years. Having lived in Korea and Taiwan, I enjoy being exposed to different cultures and look forward to living in the United States.
If I could live in the U.S., I would like to introduce Japanese culture and music to the American people.
My family consists of four members: my father, mother, younger brother, and myself. My younger brother is 8 years old and, like me, loves to talk to people. My father worked for a pharmaceutical company for many years, and three years ago he founded a company that develops medical devices to treat cancer. My father is a very hard worker, and I am very proud of him. My mother is very kind. She loves K-pop, and my mother and I always have a lot of fun talking about K-pop. My family is characterized by the fact that we are all short.
I like singing and dancing, and I go to music school. I sometimes audition for music production companies, at which time I sometimes perform rapping. I can sing not only in English but also rap in Japanese and Korean. I also like to watch movies with my family. When we watch a movie, we always eat pizza and snacks while watching. I also like to travel, so I would like to visit various places in the United States. I have been to New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Hawaii on vacation, and all of them were very impressive.
I would like to work in education in the future and participate in social and environmental events. I am very much looking forward to receiving an education at an American high school. I believe that receiving an education that is different from that in Japan will be a great experience for my future.
I hope that you will accept me as a member of your family. I will try to make the 10 months of my stay in the U.S. a fulfilling time for both of us. I sincerely look forward to meeting you in the United States.