David Huerta

David Huerta: A Journey of Cultural Discovery and Creative Inspiration

David Huerta
David Huerta’s life story reads like a tapestry of cultural exploration and artistic passion. Having traveled and studied in 15 countries, it was Japan that captivated his heart and became his home for over 25 years. This deep immersion into Japanese culture not only shaped his understanding of the world but also ignited his passion for sharing its rich traditions and philosophies.
As an award winning children’s book author, David is driven by a mission to introduce young minds to the wonders of Japan. His stories are magical gateways that invite children to explore the language, art, and culture of this fascinating land.
His debut book, “Grandma’s Lost Treasure: How Kintsugi Turns Brokenness into Beauty,” is a testament to his love for Japanese culture and his desire to impart valuable life lessons to children.
David’s teaching experience in Kobe public schools, where he taught English and cross-cultural communications for four years, further deepened his connection to Japanese culture and its people. His interactions with students across six junior high schools and fifteen elementary schools left an indelible mark on both him and the young minds he nurtured.
His passion extends beyond writing and education. David is a co-founder of a tech marketing firm and embraces the roles of father and husband with the same zeal he has for his creative pursuits. His life at home is enriched by his two teenagers and his wife, a kimono enthusiast, reflecting his deep-rooted love for Japanese tradition.
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