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Meet foreign exchange student Moritz Kossow

Photo of Moritz KossowHi! I am Moritz Kossow a foreign exchange student from Germany attending Central Valley Academy.

What is your favorite thing about school? 

Coming together every day.

What activities or what have your learned that you think is important? 

Never forget where you are from!

If you could change just one thing about school, what would that be? 

Achievement passes!

What do you plan to do after high school? 

Social year with an organization in a foreign country to help children (maybe Danreb) then academic studies.

Where are you involved outside of school and what do you like best about it?


 If you could do anything on a weekend, what would you do? 

Paintball, it’s not allowed in Germany until you are 18 years old.

What book and/or author are you currently reading?

John Grisham, The Client

If we were to listen to your iPod or MP3, what would be playing?

John Mayer, Olly Murs, Hoodie Allan, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tyga, Magic!, Kollegah

What is your favorite television show/movie/actor?

The Walking Dead, Revenge, Rambo, James Bond, DaVinci Code, Two and a Half Men

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

A second time in South Africa.

What is one thing that you would like to share that people might not know about you? 

I have been wearing hearing aids since I was born.

I am from Oldenburg, Germany. My mom is a pharmacist and my father is a rehabilitation therapist working with people with head injuries. I have an older sister Paulina who is 18 years old and serving in the Dominican Republic.