Maksym is an optimistic and friendly young man from a small town in Ukraine. He describes it as “quiet, but so beautiful.” Maksym loves learning new things and is especially interested in reading about psychology. He strongly believes in self-development through challenging oneself: “I like challenges and I think it’s good for everyone. Every challenge will make us [more] successful.”
One of Maksym’s favorite hobbies is photography. He loves taking pictures of the beautiful landscapes of his country “because I like to create something beautiful with my hands.”
Maksym has a strong relationship with is family. Though his parents are now divorced, he loves them both very much and values their opinions. They provide a great deal of support to him which he is very thankful for.
While in the U.S. Maksym hopes to learn about U.S. culture, traditions, and history. He would also like to meet new people and develop his leadership skills. Upon his return to Ukraine he hopes to help better his country. Maksym hopes to one day work in the field of international relations and own his own business.
Maksym looks forward to the friendships, new skills, and challenges that await him this year!