Trang Morgan was born in 1987 and raised in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. As a child, Morgan wanted a diverse experience, which encouraged her to travel later on in life. When it was time for Morgan to attend college she decided to study abroad in the United States to fulfill her childhood dreams. Morgan decided to attend Portland State University (PSU) and moved to Portland, Oregon, in 2009 at age twenty-one. She transferred from PSU to Portland Community College (PCC) and then finally to George Fox University, where she obtained a degree in accounting. During her college experience, Morgan fell in love with America and decided to stay in Oregon. After college, Morgan worked various accounting jobs in the Portland area. At the time of this interview, Morgan worked for Care Oregon.

In this interview, Morgan describes her life in Vietnam and her experience moving to and living in Oregon. Morgan begins by explaining her childhood in Ho Chi Minh City, which she describes as a wonderful experience. She recalls that, as a child, she heard a lot about the United States and all that it provides for its citizens. Morgan states that she decided to attend Portland State University because of its geographical location and exceptional programs for international students. She recalls the host family that helped her settle into life in the United States. Morgan explains that she stayed at PSU for a summer semester before transferring to PCC and then to George Fox University. Morgan goes on to describe her community in Portland and how she participates in events organized by the Vietnamese community, such as the Lunar New Year celebration. She ends her interview by stating that her hope for future Vietnamese Americans is that they are able to maintain a connection with their Vietnamese heritage.