Jinan graduated from Kyung-Hee University in Seoul, Korea, in 2003 under department of Dance. He was a dancer in Soom Movement Dance Company, in which he performed in Intimate Immensity (2012), Walking (2013) and The river (2014). He went on to perform with The National Dance Company of Korea in 2015 in See you yesterday and Bul-Ssang. As a choreographer, his work Basic Dance (with Choi Minsun) was performed in Seoul Dance Collection in 2015. Together with Minsun, Jinan is the winner for the 9th edition for the Seoul Dance Collection.