Gavin was born and raised in the US and he currently calls Chicago home. As an employee for a major international airline, Gavin finds himself all over the world experiencing new languages and culture. Throughout his travels, Gavin has found a special connection to Israel and has made an effort to come back often and spend more time learning Hebrew. Already fluent in Spanish and French, Gavin started taking classes at Ulpan Aviv in February 2013 as a level Aleph without strong reading or writing skills, but after only a few lessons he was able to successfully read and write while continuing to build on his excelled verbal skills. Gavin is an exemplary student who has a passion for learning Hebrew. His current teacher, Yifat said that “Gavin came with lots of energy and enthusiasm that was contagious and I really appreciated his dedication and determination to improve his Hebrew.”
We wish Gavin the best of luck for his continued studies in Hebrew and beyond.