Assumed office as the 9th governor of the Northern Mariana Islands in 2015, upon the death of Eloy Inos
Early Years: Born 1979, in in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
Education: Boise (Idaho) High School; Boise State University
Career: After graduation, worked with his brother at Torres Brothers, Attorneys at Law; Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives; Northern Mariana Islands Senate; Lieutenant Governor.
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Nickname: America's Best Kept Secret
Size: The state covers 179 square miles
Economic drivers: Tourism, garment manufacturing
Did you know? Team sports popular in the U.S. were introduced to the islands by American soldiers during World War II. Baseball is the islands' most popular sport.