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Christian Service and World Language teacher William Liu

New Faculty Profile: William Liu

What are you teaching/working on at Prep?

  • Spanish teacher
  • Director of Our Magis Christian Program
  • Senior Seminar
  • Basketball Coach

Where did you grow up?

San Pedro, California; went to high school (Loyola High School) and university there

What was the highlight of your summer?

Got married, delayed one summer due to COVID

How did you spend your time during quarantine?

Board Games (Settlers of Catan, Coup), shows/movies, biking, watching sports

Who do you admire (famous or not famous)?

Grandfather (mom’s side), born in Ecuador, big family, gained a worldly view from traveling, appreciated love for travel/new cultures

Are you a hand writer or a typer?

Typer – told he has really good handwriting though

What career did you want to pursue in high school?

Spanish teacher, teaching = bringing cultures from around the world into the classroom, any type of service opportunity

What is some advice you would give to yourself in high school?

Try everything you can, take every opportunity given to you, explore the world as much as possible.

What preparation of potato are you?

French Fry

What is your favorite word?


Thoughts on Tik Tok?

Never had it, but the app itself is good–the algorithm gets videos to people that want to see it; doesn’t get the type of content

What’s a weird fun fact about you?

He is a Korean American that is a Spanish teacher