Hai, 30, was born in Nha Trang, Vietnam, and came to the U.S. at age 13. He earned a bachelor’s in architecture from the University of Texas at Austin and then studied at St. Joseph Seminary College in Covington, Louisiana. He assisted with youth ministry at a parish and was involved with the Vietnamese Eucharistic Youth Movement. Hai enjoys designing houses and furniture, drawing, painting, and reading theology. He participated in the Three Weeks a Jesuit program last summer.