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My self-summary
I was raised in San Diego, but my parents are from Medellin, Colombia. There is a lot of SoCal in me, but I like to think that I'm pretty in touch with my latin roots.

I taught high school Chemistry for 6+ years, and it was a dream job - the kids were freakin hilarious and a hell of a lot of fun - but our ed system has some serious issues and I want to contribute to its improvement on a larger scale. I moved to NYC for grad school 3 1/2 years ago, now I'm working in education again supporting teachers and absolutely loving it.

I keep busy with a wide range of things. I try to ride my bike, play bball, or go to the gym at least a few times a week. I also enjoy random stuff like bowling, shootin pool, or laughing my ass off at a comedy show. Museums, lectures, and cultural events are definitely my thing. Oh, and just so you know ladies... I love to dance, and despite my whiteness on the outside, I definitely have that Latin flavor going on. The rest of my time is occupied by reading, watching a good movie/documentary, or going out with good friends. I can be entertained by anything that I can learn from or that makes me laugh.

I'm just looking to meet someone intelligent and deep that I can have meaningful conversation and fun with.
What I’m doing with my life
Trying to enjoy myself and make as much of a positive impact on the lives of others as possible.
I’m really good at
I've been told I'm a good listener and am easy talk to. Aside from that, I would say that I'm good at most things, just not the best at anything.
The first things people usually notice about me
That I'm a friendly individual, and I'm easy to get along with.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: American Cesar; The Death and Life of the Great American School System; Guns, Germs, and Steel; Switch; and really anything that has to do with history, science, economics, or education.

Movies: The 25th Hour; American History X; The Fugitive; Braveheart; Amadeus; Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

Shows: Breaking Bad; Nova series; Simpsons; The Wire; Serial
The six things I could never do without
-My family and friends
-The ability and opportunity to learn
-My career
-Good food
I spend a lot of time thinking about
-My future
-How to better myself
-How we can improve public education
-The Physics and Chemistry behind everyday phenomena
-How gravity works
-San Diego sports
On a typical Friday night I am
out with friends eating dinner, having a beer, and maybe dancing. Sometimes I like to just stay in and relax.
You should message me if
you think I'll be intellectually, emotionally, and physically attracted to you, but most of all, if you genuinely think we'd get along.