NIDA acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we learn and tell stories, the Bidjigal, Gadigal, Dharawal and Dharug peoples, and we pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present.
Born to a Lebanese father and Australian mother, JK was raised in Western Sydney until moving to Vietnam at 14 years old, where he completed his education at a British International School.
He loves all sports and spent most of his life playing basketball and soccer at elite levels whilst finishing his first degree in Media & Communications at the University of Sydney. He speaks French and is an avid surfer, skateboarder and guitarist. Before NIDA, JK performed on stage in school, university & local theatre productions as well as in short films with independent production companies.