About Hongxi Wang
Hong hails from our nation's capital and lives a few minutes from downton DC. Coming from a diverse background, Hong was born in China and was actually inspired to participate in Global Citizen year after spending his junior year abroad in Italy. Hong hopes to use the life skills he learned in Italy during his time in Brazil. He is passionate about art, history, and economics and also refuses to drink any water that isn't fizzy. At home, he is active in his local Key Club. In the coming year he is looking forward to learning about the rapid growth, income disparities, and potential for environmental sustainability that Brazil now faces. He hopes to grow as a person, master the art of Portuguese, and maybe even samba on his journey abroad.