About Me

I love hot sauce. I’m not too picky about the brand, as long as it has a good flavor and doesn’t take away from the flavor of my food. Enough of the jibbidy-jab, here is what you came for.

Born in 1983, I’ve spent most if my life in Oklahoma. Graduated from Norman North in 2001 (the first year of the new century). Spent the next seven years working, learning and exploring, when I decided to go to college in 2008. I graduated in 2012 from the University of Central Oklahoma.

justin kopepasah graduation

Salsa Dancing, Meeting JuYoung & Moving to Korea

The year I (reluctantly) started salsa dancing was 2009. I would have never started if it was not for my friends (and instructors) Marlon & Blair. Hated it at first, but within a couple months I had fallen in love with Salsa Dancing. This, surprisingly, led to the next chapter of my life, meeting JuYoung.


My passion for dancing grew as I started to frequent all the local dance studios in Oklahoma and on July 18th, 2009 I shared a dance with a beautiful Korean woman (who loved to spin). Over the next few months we went for walks (not dates) around Lake Hefner and never before was I taken aback by such a beautiful person.

Needless to say, I knew she was the one for me. Thus, on December 20th, 2009 (only six months later) I proposed on the sandy beaches of Galveston, Texas (at sunrise of course). About ten months later we went to her home country to get married (see picture below) and we made plans to move to Korea in a few years.


Four years later and we are here, living in Korea, just as planned.

That’s a brief summary of my life. To can learn more about my experience, skills or projects, see below.

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