Jan grew up in Dalacarlia (Dalarna), a province in central Sweden. Already as a little boy Jan said his dream job would be to become a stuntman. Following his dream Jan studied at the circus school, Cirkusgymnasiet, in Gävle (Sweden), he continued on his career path by studying at Zin-Lit Stunt Institute (Sweden). After finishing Zin-Lit Stunt Institute Jan moved to Tromsø and joined Arctic Action A/S. While living in Tromsø Jan also worked as an acrobatics teacher at Kulta and as an artist at PAN Produksjoner.