Joel Thompson SJ
Joel Thompson was born in Georgetown, Guyana in 1989. He is the first of identical twins for his parents. He completed his secondary education in Georgetown at St. Joseph High’s and Queen’s College in 2005. He subsequently pursued a degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Guyana and worked as an Engineer for one year before entering the Society of Jesus in 2011. After a two year novitiate in Birmingham, UK he completed a BA (Hons) in Philosophy and Theology at Heythrop College, University of London in 2016.
Joel loves karaoke, playing the piano, and a good game of chess. He is passionate about social justice and Ignatian spirituality and seeks to humbly follow Jesus in bringing abundant life to all (John 10:10).