"Both his parents were Xiaolin warriors actually and both worried excessively over their only child and tried to keep him as far away from Xiaolin and Heylin matters as possible.
After they were both killed by Hannibal Bean, Chase became a Xiaolin monk. It was his parent’s deaths that started his hatred for Bean and is the reason why he’s so desperate to be the best at everything, so if his parents were still alive they’d be proud.”-submitted by robynmas
I’m not saying that Chase is a sap or anything like that, but I believe that there’s a bit of a subconscious thing going on there where he sees a bit of his old friend in Omi. Yes.