John was born in 1978 in Hampshire to parents that had left Britain in the 1970s for work. At just 20 days of age, he was therefore taken overseas and subsequently grew up in Africa as well as in various parts of the UK. Throughout the course of his childhood John attended 11 different schools in three countries, concluding his formal education at Jeppe Boys High, in Johannesburg.
He stood as a UKIP Parliamentary candidate in 2015.
His campaign site can be viewed via the following link