Hyungkoo Kang was born and raised in South Korea. He graduated from Seoul National University with a degree in Atmospheric Science and received an M.div from Drew Theological School in 2019. He served the Hackensack United Methodist Church as a youth pastor from 2018 to 2022 and has been serving the Wesley United Methodist Church in Edison as a lead servant since July 2022. He discovered his true passion for worship, a heart for missionary work, and social justice in a diversified setting. He is married to Juree with two beautiful daughters: Ria and Roa. He enjoys sports and spending time with his daughters.