New York City, Here I Come

In December 2019, I graduated from California State University, Long Beach. I learned many things in California. I loved living near the Pacific Ocean, where I felt the connection with my hometown, Yokohama (Read an article about my experience published by Dig Mag). As an international student, I was allowed to stay in the United States for a year after my graduation. Called OPT (Optional Practical Training), the year would be to gain experiences that directly relate to one's