Luis Miguel lives in Batey Lechería in the Dominican Republic. Batey is the Haitian word for village. The older generations in Batey Lechería are Haitian.
Luis Miguel is one of seven siblings. His dad abandoned the family and his mom works in a cherry plantation to try and provide for her family.
Luis Miguel speaks Spanish and attends the public school two miles from his village. He is currently in 3rd grade and his favorite subject is math. During his free time, Luis Miguel likes playing with little cars. Luis Miguel wants to become an engineer in the future.