Joseph Mezner just graduated from Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, United States with a degree in Finance. During his studies, he has worked and interned in a variety of industries, such as manufacturing, entertainment, insurance, and real estate. Joseph would like to further his finance career in the real estate and energy industries. Ever since his first visit to Slovenia in 2018, he fell in love with the country and has been wanting to go back to learn more about his heritage, the country, and the language. The ASEF program will be a fantastic opportunity to connect with other young Slovenians and to build upon his studies. Joseph has lived throughout the United States, including the states of Colorado, Washington, New Mexico, Idaho, and New York, which has inspired a passion for traveling and exploring new places. Moreover, he also loves spending time outdoors, hiking, and photography.