John-Paul received his Bachelor of Music in violin performance from the University of British Columbia where he was awarded the Wesbrook Scholar designation. He then completed his postgraduate studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland during which time he performed in the Orchestra of Scottish Opera.
John-Paul received his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School, graduating in 2023. During his time at Osgoode, he was Senior Accessibility Editor for the Osgoode Hall Law Journal, research assistant to Professor Palma Paciocco, and a participant in the Intensive Program in Criminal Law.
Outside of law, John-Paul is the Toronto ambassador for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and participates in various alpine and ocean-based sports.