Originally from Korea, YoungJin has led an international life since 2001, starting with 10 years in Taiwan and 4 years in Chicago as a student. She will join the KAS community in 2022, teaching design and technology integration in the MYP. YoungJin has a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with an Emphasis in Art Education from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. YoungJin taught elementary school art in Indianapolis USA for one year, and in Macau for three years. She has taught grade 6–12 art in Vietnam for the last three years.
YoungJin loves taking photos, traveling, swimming, painting, playing board games, and trying new things. She will be returning to Taiwan with her husband John Rios who is in the IT field.