Jonathan Shia Yang (Jonathan Siab Yaj) was born in Fresno, CA in 1991 and moved to St. Paul, MN in 1996, where he grew up. He graduated from Bethel University in 2014 with a degree in Reconciliation.
Mahamoud Wardere was born in Qooqaani, Somalia in 1967. He was forced to flee the country during the civil war. He came to the United States as a refugee and has lived in Washington, DC and Minnesota. Mahamoud has worked for Minneapolis public schools and…