Jinu Yu was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. He received a Bachelor of Science in Youth Ministries at Greenville College and is currently studying to receive his Master of Divinity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Before Restoration, Jinu was an interim youth pastor at Hanmee Presbyterian Church in Itasca where he also grew up and was mentored for ministry. He has a heart for the youth and is heavily involved with J-Gen (Joshua Generation) and KOSTA (Korean Students of America).
Jinu loves video games, reading books, collecting vinyls, and watching sports in his spare time. He is an avid fan of the Bulls, Cubs, Star Wars, and 90’s grunge.