House 2017-Present (District 59A)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Carleton College; B.A.; Political Science / International Relations
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
His legislative interests include education and public safety (Stateline Midwest, August 2019). Another special interest is environmental justice.He is a member of the People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) caucus.He was born in a refugee camp in Thailand and moved to Minnesota as a toddler (Stateline Midwest, August 2019). He immigrated to the United States in 1992 (2016 Campaign Website).His parents were born in Laos (Star Tribune, September 21, 2020).He is the "first Hmong-American to represent Minneapolis" in the Legislature (MinnPost, August 23, 2016).He interned or volunteered for Steve Simon and U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (Star Tribune, November 8, 2016).
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