Jean-Baptiste was born on the 12th of December 1983 in Tivigne Diassa, Western Senegal. At 13 years old, Jean-Baptiste left his home village to follow his dreams of being a part of the congregation of the Brothers of Saint Gabriel. He studied science at the Saint Gabriel college in Thiés and received a scientific baccalaureate (A level). Jean-Baptiste continued his studies in Science focussing on physical Chemistry at Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar.
He then went into training in Logistics transport and started work for Vallis as a tally in 2009. He was promoted to Assistant Supervisor in 2013 and then again to Warehouse Supervisor in 2016. Since his time with Vallis Jean-Baptiste has overseen operations in Mali, Mauritania, Guinea-Bissau, Morocco and Guinea, where he now holds the title of Country Supervisor as of March 2020.
In his spare time, Jean-Baptiste enjoys playing football and working outdoors.