Hometown: Aurora, Colorado
Province: USA Central and Southern
Gus, 28, was born in Japan and grew up in Berkeley, California, where he was received into the Catholic Church in 2012. He holds a bachelor’s and master’s in theology from Santa Clara University and Boston College, respectively, with formative travel to the Philippines, Rome, Brazil and the Holy Land shaping his vocational discernment. He served the homeless as a Jesuit Volunteer in Montana and most recently taught theology at Regis Jesuit High School in Denver. Gus enjoys swimming, cooking and hiking.