Europe

Grigorii Malakhov

Hometowns: Kaluga, Russia and Warsaw, Poland
Major: Theater Arts
Languages: English, Italian, and Russian
Interests: Performing arts, musical theatre, museum education, and cultural exchange

 

Murad Mikayilzade

Hometown: Baku, Azerbaijan
Major: Computer and Information Science
Languages: Azerbaijani, English, Turkish, and Russian
Interests: Innovation and entrepreneurship, future technology and humanity, life on Mars, different cultures and religions, politics, diplomacy, and world history

Jessica Simpson

Hometown: Manchester, England
Major: Media Studies
Language: English
Interests: Watching and playing sports, mainly soccer and basketball, as well as playing the guitar and the drums. I enjoy travelling and going on adventures, whether that’s paddle boarding on lakes or in the ocean, or hiking trails. 

Mert Yapucuoglu

Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey
Major: Computer and Information Science, undergraduate
Languages: English and Turkish
Interests: Istanbul, Turkish language, Turkish education system, Turkish food, theatre, community involvement projects in Turkey, and American high school in Turkey.