Johan was born and grew up in the old Transvaal Province, in a little town called Sundra. This town can be located in the larger Delmas area. He finished his primary school years here and moved to Stellenbosch to complete his high school years at Paul Roos Gymnasium.

Despite, managing his Arabian stud, participate in endurance and showing, during his studies, while working in South Africa and abroad during this time, he completed his LLB, through Unisa.

After his studies, he proceeded to do his articles at Opperman Attorneys, who later became known as Opperman & Louw Attorneys, in Gordon’s Bay.

He completed his articles at Boshoff Njokweni Attorneys in Cape Town, and remained at this firm until he joined Kemp & Associates in January 2018. In December 2016, he got admitted in the High Court, Western Cape Division, as an attorney. Two years later he obtained the Right of Appearance in the High Court.

Johan, completed his Law School training through LEAD (Legal Education and Development) during his articles.

He enjoys the outdoors, and has a special interest in music, particularly classical music.

He is busy with his LLM (in Commercial Law) through Unisa