Hometown: Ibagué, Tolima, Colombia
Alejandro, 30, has a bachelor’s in history from the Pontifical Xavierian University in Bogotá, Colombia, where he met the Jesuits, who made the Catholic Church relevant to him. He earned a master’s in education from the University of British Columbia and taught history and English at a high school in Colombia. He also worked at a men’s homeless shelter, a group home for adults with disabilities and a nursing home. He has an interest in history, especially the early modern period.