/ˈh(j)uːs(ə)n/ · pronounced by "houston" without the "t"
What's in a name? It means "morning mountain" in Cantonese, because I was quite literally born in the morning on a 🌄. As a first-generation born 🇺🇸, my parents wanted to connect to their heritage even as they pursued their American Dream. I carry their hopes forward.
Who am I? I have made a life and a career out of pursuing what interests me. I have been a political operative, a impact startup GM, a professional DJ, an MBA student, a real estate developer, a trader, a self-taught programmer, and a digital nomad (and now a writer!). I've traveled to 47 countries and 49 US states. I just wrapped up 9 months on the road during COVID and now landing in New York.
What's this blog? This site is a way for me to build the writing habit online while sharing my passions, interests, and pursuits. Here's more in-depth thinking of why I decided to start this blog. I hope you enjoy!