Jay grew up in a Baha'i home. He was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and when he was a young child he lived in Uganda. He remembers attending Baha’i children's classes and classes as a junior youth at the Temple in Uganda! He said it was very peaceful there with large flowers.
"The Baha'i Faith has been a part of me all my life. I like the Faith so much. We're trying to change the world and I want to help," he explained.
Jay is participating in a study group on “Reflections on the Life of the Spirit”. His mother also just declared her belief and became a member of the Baha’i Faith. Jay currently lives with family members who were pioneers to Tonga and are tutoring a study group. Jay just turned 16!