This article has multiple issues. The term is most commonly ascribed to white men who seem to only ever date Asian women. Ask yourself how many black guys dated white girls, or vice versa. Ladies, there is no need to get politically active when the only expected movement of you is the sexual kind. We found no evidence of the stereotype of a white male preference for East Asian women.
They also tend to be more feminine in their appearance and take better care of themselves.
Added to this and perhaps more importantly in your case, is the fact you were at high school. My intention is not to offend anyone, but I am speaking from experience. Many times, the same women who make these complaints about white men having an Asian fetish are the same women who decry the lack of diversity in fashion and entertainment. Asian female, white male? An example of this would be in Korea — heavy eye contact can be considered rude, and thus giving a girl eye contact may cause anxiety instead of attraction. He then walks around and girls stare at him. It is rooted in a long history of fetishization.