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Mr. Jwyanza Hobson

Mr. Jwyanza Hobson

  • Degree: University of California Riverside
  • Position: Lecturer
  • Expertise: Lecturer
  • Taught Courses: English
  • Email: Jkcompose[at]hoasen.edu.vn

Jwyanza Hobson is an English lecturer at Hoa Sen University who received his Global Studies degree from the University of California Riverside, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and was the student commencement speaker at his class graduation. 

He first came to Vietnam in 2015 as a winner of the Gilman Scholarship, and studied Vietnamese history in Huế, Vietnam in 2015. Upon returning to the United States, he won the Fulbright ETA scholarship and returned to Vietnam, living in My Tho and teaching at Tien Giang University as a Fulbright. 

Upon completion of his Fulbright assignment, Jwyanza moved to Saigon to pursue writing, as well as a career in standup comedy under the name “JK Hobson” and founding the social media channel Asia Out Loud. Since moving to Saigon he has appeared on VTV4, was featured in Vietnam Express, written for publications such as Tuoi Tre, Saigoneer, and City Pass Guide, and has performed standup comedy in Saigon, Huế, Vung Tau, Hanoi, Bangkok, and his hometown of New York City.

“All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.” – Walter Scott