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Maxx H. Jordan Espinosa

Maxx is passionate about living in the moment and sharing the humor in any situation. He is vice president and co-founder of the activism club at his school, which has been involved in several special interest campaigns that have lobbied issues in Washington D.C. such as gun control, water sanitation and pediatric healthcare. He hopes to be inspired on his bridge year abroad and to learn more about himself by staying open minded and ready to make a relative stranger a life long friend. Maxx is inspired by his urge to help people and is fascinated by the unknown.


Shabbat Shalom Güey (which is a Mexican slang word for dude… cause I’m a Mexijew, and thats a very important part of who I am)

July 24, 2016

Sitting here, back in my living room in Bethesda Maryland is a crazy thing now that I think about it. I just lit shabbat candles and am alone in my house. So many Friday nights I remember sitting silently in my room in Ecuador wondering what my friends and family were doing with their start to...

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Ting that Happened

June 6, 2016

Epilogue: I didn’t really realize that I already had 4 blogs up, I don’t want to post too many cause I feel like only a handful of people other than my mom and aunts read my blogs (Shout out to Lisa Walter & Eileen! And other staff!??!). Leave me a message! Show some love! It...

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A Little Random and Out There

September 23, 2015

Day 5: My host family still doesn’t know I have tattoos and that I accidentally broke a telephone pole in the back linking the house’s electricity (I managed to prop it against a small cement wall and another post to keep it upright) A strong wind gust will undoubtedly be the end of my wifi....

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September 16, 2015

(All quotes are pretty damn exact! at least to the best of my knowledge. I made an effort not to embellished). To preface this post I would like to say that I initially planned to write this post about climbing Mt. Pichincha and ending up in the hospital.   Then I was going to write...

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The Beauty Behind the Madness Feat. Maxxespo

September 3, 2015

Day three in Shrequador: This place, this city, this cultural meltingpot of volcanophobia and awkward bus rides is incredible to say the least. I wake up every morning at 5:30 to the house shaking from large vehicles speeding down the narrow street outside. “I could try and go back to sleep but I think that...

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I’m not really sure how I feel right now? Frazzled?

August 29, 2015

I looked down from the video titled “instructions for a bad day” and leaned over to the girl next to me. “I almost put my glasses on, thought I felt a tear”. She just looked at me unimpressed… As I looked around I saw a fellow, hunched over in his chair covering his face sobbing....

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