Ahmad Junaidi is a teacher at the Faculty of Education and Teacher Training at Universitas Mataram in Lombok. He is the founder and director of Jage Kastare Foundation (JKF), a volunteer-powered youth learning center working in education, nutrition and social-entrepreneurship in Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. Upon completing his Masters degree at the University of Adelaide in 2013, he has been actively involved in youth civic engagement including working with JKF and three student clubs under his supervision at Universitas Mataram. 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 Bronzeville neighborhood for four months. For his involvement in community, in 2017 and 2018, he was inducted into a list of 50 influential young leaders in West Nusa Tenggara. He is currently a PhD student at the Faculty of Education at Monash University. His other interests include etymology, progressive rock, and prolonged indoor activities.