Sam Hall recently graduated with a 2:1 degree in History and International Politics from Aberystwyth University in West Wales where amongst other things, he was involved with Conservative politics, the university's CathSoc and the Clay Pigeon Shooting Club. He was received into the Catholic Church in his final year at Aberystwyth and continues to live and look for work in the town. He has previously stood unsuccessfully for roles ranging from Councillor to Student's Union President. Currently, he is out of work, but most recently worked for NHS Test and Trace. In his spare time, he likes to bake, garden, and do clay pigeon shooting.