John Jung

John Jung

Vice-President for Academic Affairs/Chief Operating Officer

MBA, Waseda University
MS, Georgia Institute of Technology




John Jung has been a consultant and project lead for Accenture in Seoul. He has worked with the some of biggest retailers in South Korea in areas related to new business strategy, systems integration, and process innovation. He is a native of South Korea, but also spent some of his formative years in Saudia Arabia and the USA. He is fluent in Korean, English, and Japanese. He and his wife Ashley are committed to the gospel in Japan.

What is your favorite childhood memory?
Playing baseball with kids in the neighborhood

Best advice received?
Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also

Favorite Bible verse?
Isaiah 41:9
…you whom I took from the ends of the earth, and called from its farthest corners, saying to you, “You are my servant, I have chosen you and not cast you off”…

Favorite academic subjects?
Psychology (Organizational Strategy)

What do you enjoy most about teaching?
The opportunity to make a positive impact in someone’s life.

Why do you want to serve in Japan?
The great spiritual need.

What excites you about serving with Genesis College?
The opportunity to communicate with young Japanese students.

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