John Paul “​JP​” is a dancer, teacher, and trainer in San Francisco. He graduated in 2018 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a BS in Dance, where he received a full-tuition First Wave Scholarship for spoken word activism. In 2017, he attended the 30th Anniversary of the Bates Dance Summer Intensive in Maine. He has worked with choreographers such as Chris Walker, Li Chiao-Ping, Micheal Foley, Rennie Harris, and Gerald Casel. Currently, JP is a dancer and teaching artist with PUSH Dance Company.