Michael Ngu was born June 10, 2004, the second of three children. His father, also named Michael, lost one of his legs in an accident in 2000. Theresa, his wife, does her best to support the family as a petty farmer but they are still struggling. Michael was admitted into St. Joseph in 2008, where he receives both an academic and religious education. He has also developed a talent for soccer, which is his favorite sport.