005 // Brandon Zegarski + Korean Teas!

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In today’s episode, we speak with Brandon Zegarski, a lover of music and host of his own YouTube show! Brandon talks about his arrival day, growing up in New Jersey, and going back to Korea on the same trip as KJ. He shares about his passion for music and how that has helped him grow as both a Korean, an … Read More

004 // SooJin Pate + Choco-Pies!

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In today’s episode, we chat with SooJin Pate—professor, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) consultant and podcast co-host! SooJin shares her adoption story, growing up in Minnesota and the emotional journey back to Korea to reunite with her birth mother. She also tells us about how her desire to raise an actively anti-racist child led her to start her own podcast: … Read More

003 // Meet the Hosts: K.J. Roelke + Jinro’s Soju!

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In today’s episode, we wrap up the “Meet The Host” series with the final third of the Janchi Boiiisss: K.J. Roelke! We talk about his family, traveling the world at a young age and his passion for music. We also try Soju for the first time—with a surprise guest! Meet K.J. Roelke!(it’s pronounced REL-kee)  In this episode we talk about: Intro, … Read More

002 // Meet the Hosts: Patrick Armstrong + Nongshim’s Shrimp Crackers!

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In today’s episode we speak with Patrick Armstrong, president and co-founder of the All Times Are Local Foundation and one-third of the Janchi Boiiisss! Patrick talks about growing up in the Midwest, his rap career that he later decided he was too good for, volunteering in Houston, TX after Hurricane Harvey and how that inspired him to found his own … Read More

001 // Meet the Hosts: Nathan Nowack + Kimchi!

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In today’s episode, we speak with Nathan Nowack, a professional photographer and 1/3 of the Janchi Bois! Nathan discusses his life growing up adopted in Tulsa, OK, the journey of finding his biological family, and finding love in Los Angeles with a fellow Asian country music lover. We learn how Nathan got to this point in his life, and what he’s most excited about exploring next.
We also try Kimchi for the first time. It’s pretty great.