Jonathon Woo was born in American Samoa in 1978. He graduated from the American Samoa Community College in 1999 with an Associate Arts degree with an emphasis on art. Currently, he is attending Arizona State University and majoring in inter-media. After completing his Bachelor of Fine Arts, he plans to specialize in animation. His painting, Salute to the Sun--A New Beginning, was selected for the Census 2000 poster for American Samoa. It celebrates his homeland as it enters the new millenium.