Tristan Lam

School: Washington Latin PCS

Grade: 10

Star sign: Virgo/Year of the Pig (I don’t believe in astrology)

Favorite food: Char siu bao

An issue I care about: Geopolitics

Hobbies: My hobbies include video games, swimming, learning languages, traveling, and playing instruments (piano, guitar, saxophone).

Aspirations: My goals in life are to be a polyglot (knowing five or more languages) and to be a scientist or engineer (particularly in chemistry, biology, computers) and to travel the world.

Expectations for this program: to learn how to speak, write, understand and read the Japanese language and to understand the culture of Japan.