His name is Dean Jacobs, he was born and grew up in Durban, South Africa. He was fortunate to attend private education from grade one all the way through to tertiary. He received his postgraduate degree in 2017 and moved to China shortly after. He spent his first year living in Wuxi, taught a range of ages from kindergarten to high school. Then he joined Wahaha Schools out of his passion for teaching younger students.