Traveler Bio

Hi! My name is Iman Mohamed. I was born and raised in a small town called Tucker, Georgia. I went to elementary, middle, and high school in Tucker and then went to college in the big city of Atlanta, which is the capital of Georgia. I graduated from Georgia State University and I studied Political Science and Arabic. I chose to study Arabic because I worked at a refugee center where I met many people from the Middle East and I wanted to communicate with them so that I could help them. Arabic is the official language of Middle Eastern countries like Syria, Palestine, and Iraq.

I decided to study Arabic in Jordan because it is near the Mediterranean Sea and the people there speak my favorite dialect of Arabic! Jordan has beautiful weather, kind people, and lots of history and culture. I am excited to revisit my experiences in Jordan together with you! Let's go! 

Want to know more about how you can study or intern abroad when you are a college student? The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and supported in its implementation by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Learn more about the scholarship by clicking here!