Born in Tokyo, Sayuri Okayasu grew up in nearby Chiba. After graduating from the University of Hawaii, Sayuri traded in island living for the city life here in Philly. She’s been a Philadelphian for almost a decade, working as a Japanese operation specialist for a local corporation. She’s taught Japanese to people as young as 2 and as old as 82.

初めまして、沙百合です。たくさんの人に日本語や日本の文化を
知ってもらうことはとてもうれしいことです。皆さんの日本語の
お手伝いをさせていただくことを楽しみにしています。

It is exciting to know that a lot of people are interested in Japanese and Japanese
culture. I am looking forward to helping you learn Japanese.