Life as an Asian American in New York

The Culture and the Lifestyle

Coming in as a second generation Chinese American, for me, was not as difficult as I have heard from others. Growing up in the Bronx, I had heard horror stories growing up of the tough times immigrants had both in terms of working conditions and for their kids in schools. Fortunately for me, my parents (both immigrants) found great jobs working in New York City, and I was fortunate enough to be born and raised among the locals, which meant I had friends from early on that carried to later life.

Below is a video discussing more about what is it like growing up as an Asian American in the United States