Huy Pham is an entrepreneur born and raised in Portland. Growing up, he attended Benson High School and then graduated from Portland State University with a degree in advertising and management. He is the oldest of three brothers who break dance around Portland together. Currently, Pham is in the process of building a new startup business.

In this oral history interview, Pham begins by sharing what his childhood was like living in the Laurelhurst neighborhood, growing up alongside his two younger brothers, and attending Portland Public Schools. He then talks about his connections to the Vietnamese community and why his parents exposed their children to American life early on. Pham also explains the pressures of being children of immigrants and how he came to be an entrepreneur after transferring from the University of Portland and earning his degree from Portland State University. He goes on to share how he has seen Portland change throughout the years he has lived here and the places where he feels most at home within the city. At the end of the interview, Pham talks about what it means to be Vietnamese American and the generational differences he sees within his family.