Like many,- - only had distant memories of his patients and of his people for he was taken from his people by the Jedi from a young age. However despite the initially promising start, his potential and aperture with the force and a lower midacholorian count meant that he was never considered for apprenticeship and instead became part of the Jedi Support network. In particular he was a historian and a xero biologist that researched and catalogued unusual beings, to assist in particularly exotic findings.
When the war broke out, he as a starch pacifist chose to take a distant placement in wild space, thus the war passed him and his crew by with only the occasional transitions from the temple. It was only when the monthly communications had died for two months in a row that he checked back, only to find the republic he had been brought up to respect had transformed into an empire.
Now alone in both culture and species, this embittered man chose to return to the place that he felt best at home, a place in wild space that could at least use with his specialist knowledge could be of at least some use.