J.John is described as a creative speaker with an appeal that transcends gender, age, race, culture and occupation. His much-loved art of storytelling helps people to discover spiritual meaning in a way that makes sense of everyday life.
This following information is taken from Wikipedia:
J.John was born on 2 June 1958 in London, England to his parents, George and Helen Ioannou. J.John's Greek name is Iouannes Iouannon; which translates as John John. His parents were owners and managers of a local restaurant in London. He studied psychology at Hendon College London from 1974 – 1976, where in 1975 he was introduced to Christianity by a friend, the Reverend Andy Economides.
Before working in Christian ministry, J.John started his career in 1976 as a psychiatric nurse at Napsbury Hospital in St Albans, England.
In 1978, J.John studied theology at St John's Theological College, Nottingham, England. In 1980, while studying theology at St John's, J.John worked at the Christian Renewal Centre in Northern Ireland. During this time he took part in reconciliation work as a member of the community, including volunteering at a local prison.
Later, J.John became Director of Evangelism at St Nicholas' Church in Nottingham, England, under the leadership of David and Joyce Huggett. While spearheading evangelism work within the church, he also began his work as an itinerant evangelist. During these years, his time was spent travelling the country and speaking at universities, churches and other venues.