John lives with his family in Parañaque City, which is about eight kilometers south of Manila and is bordered on the west by scenic Manila Bay. His parents and grandparents are from Quezon, and they speak English and Filipino at home.
John plays guitar and likes rock music. He also enjoys basketball and computer and video games. When he grows up he wants to be an engineer, a pilot or a soldier. Three places that he would take visitors to are Baguio, Boracay and the Hundred Islands National Park.