A native of Cali, Colombia, studied at the Instituto Colombiano de Ballet Clasico.He has performed with Ballet de Cali, Ballet Nacional de Caracas, Ballet Contemporaneo de Caracas, Hartford Ballet, Cleveland/San Jose Ballet, BalletMet, and Kansas City Ballet.

Juan participated in the International Ballet Competition in Jackson, Mississippi, and has taken part in many national and international festivals including The Cuban International Dance Festival, Aruba International Dance Festival, The International Dance Festival (Cali, Colombia), International Ballet Festival of Miami, St. Louis Dance Festival, and Ballet Across America (Washington D.C.). He is a guest ballet master for the National Ballet of Colombia/INCOLBALLET where he teaches and rehearses the professional company as well as offers classes to the students in the school.

Juan has also been granted the rights to stage ballets choreographed by Vicente Nebrada through the Nebrada Foundation. Juan has been teaching ballet for over 15 years both nationally and internationally, and is eager to share the knowledge he has gained through his extensive professional and teaching experience.