Janssen earned his B.A. from U.C.L.A with a double major in International Development Studies and Latin American Studies. He has been teaching in the Long Beach Unified School District for the past 8 years. He has taught in different classroom settings from K to 12 and has experience teaching students with special needs. He also coaches the Basketball, Soccer, and Track and Field teams at his middle school. Janssen is able to motivate his students to achieve their academic goals. He also has provided tutoring in Algebra, History, Spanish, and English.