#Roommates, you may remember former NAACP chapter president Rachel Dolezal made headlines back in 2015 when she revealed that she identifies as black, despite being born a white woman. Well, now a Florida man is sharing his “transracial” story with the world.

According to USA Today, Ja Du — born a white male named Adam — says he feels more comfortable living his life as Filipino man. He claims he’s always been attracted to the country’s food, cultural events and traditions.

“Whenever I’m around the music, around the food, I feel like I’m in my own skin,” he said. “I’d watch the history channel sometimes for hours you know whenever it came to that and you know nothing else intrigued me more but things about Filipino culture.”

Transracial is defined as “someone born of one race who identifies with another.”

In hopes of getting his story out, Ja Du started his own Facebook group and says other people who identify as transracial started to join.

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