Ahmad Junaidi is a teacher at the Faculty of Education and Teacher Training (FKIP) at Universitas Mataram in Lombok. Upon completing his Masters degree at the University of Adelaide in 2013, he has been actively involved in youth civic engagement including working with Jage Kastare Foundation (JKF), a volunteer-powered youth learning centre working in education, nutrition and social-entrepreneurship in Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. He also supervises Mapala FKIP Unram where he was active during the undergraduate years. In 2015, he was granted Community Solutions Program (CSP) Fellowship along with 50 other emerging young leaders worldwide. He interned at Chicago Youth Center where he worked with African-american teenagers in several neighbourhoods in the city for four months. He is currently a PhD student at the Faculty of Education at Monash University expecting to graduate in 2022. His other interests include history, etymology, and prolonged indoor activities.