Allen is a sociology major who was born in Taipei and immigrated to Vancouver at the age of 2. Growing up in Vancouver, he has had the opportunity to witness and experience the wonders of migration in the place he calls home. With the knowledge and abilities he has received and developed through his time at the University of British Columbia, Mr. Fan hopes to contribute to the world community with his determination and resilience. He would like to thank all of his family, friends, mentors, professors and advisers who have believed in him and teaching him that equality is about giving everyone the same chance.