Hometown: Spokane, Washington
Province: USA West
MacLean, 32, graduated from Gonzaga Preparatory School in Spokane and earned a bachelor’s in international studies from Point Loma Nazarene University. He taught history and was a speech and debate coach at Gonzaga Prep, which is where his discernment process with the Jesuits began. In 2019, he took a pilgrimage in China following the route of Matteo Ricci, SJ, from Macau to Beijing; it was on this trip that he decided to apply to the Society of Jesus. MacLean likes reading, watching football and writing.