Quick Facts

Nickname
Eric

Favorite Food at Home
Chinese Noodle Dishes

Favorite Food Abroad
Chicken Tenders

Favorite Hobby at Home
Hang out with friends

Favorite Hobby Abroad
Study

Favorite Place Visited
Xi Zang – Tibet

Languages Spoken
English, Mandarin – currently learning Japanese

Mingke "Eric" Li

Originally from Beijing, Eric Li attended school in Charlotte for a year before enrolling at O’Neal. He is a member of the class of 2017. His host parents are Mr. Ryan and Dr. Rebecca Thurman. Eric is a member of the varsity soccer team and enjoys watching action-packed movies in his free time.

Industrial architecture is an interest for Eric and would like to study at the Rhode Island School of Design after graduating from O’Neal. He misses his food, friends and family back home and feels that the food is the biggest difference between home and living in the United States. 
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The O’Neal School
3300 Airport Road
Southern Pines, NC 28387
910.692.6920

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