» He finally tried to venture into TV directing. In fact, he directed a TV plug for the upcoming ABS-CBN light-romance soap opera "Crazy For You" shot in Barcelona, Spain.
» He already bought a lot in Valle Verde (Pasig City) where he will be putting up his dreamhouse soon.
» When he won Php 500,000 from being the 1st runner-up of Pinoy Big Brother Celebrity Edition. He donated Php 100,000 of it to the Holy Trinity Church in Antipolo City for its construction.
» John and his dad are now business partners in their advertising agency, "Ad Gateway"
» Named one of the “50 Hottest Men in Philippine Showbiz” in 2005 by Chalk Magazine.
» Bought his first SUV, Toyota RAV4 2000 Series (color blue) last 2000 and with the little help of his dad as a Christmas gift for himself.
» Year 2005, he bought a brand new color blue Honda Civic. Year 2006, he bought a brand new white Toyota Fortuner.
» Former member of JCS band alongside Carlo Aquino and Stefano Mori. John is a self-practiced drummer. He became his band’s drummer (1999-2001).
» He's into different sports like basketball, badminton, golf, powerboxing, jet skiing, billiards, skateboarding, dirt biking and scuba diving.
» Used to play powerboxing with his sister, Camille at Red Corner Gym, Makati. He does nine rounds at least thrice a week.
» Before, they had "Kapitbahay Meatshop" as their family business. Now, he helped to put up 3 of their family's business establishments, the "Sultana Entertainment Enterprises" (a production outfit), "Mira Builders" (a construction company & real estate firm) and "Ad Gateway" (an advertising agency).
» Has more than 80 pairs of Converse and Chuck Taylors shoes as of this writing and still counting.
» Way back 1992, John was already using the brand of his shoe sponsor today which is the Chuck Taylor's Converse. He even used to paint and write on his Chuck Taylor's.
» When he plays basketball, he wears his pair of Converse Weapon and when dancing, he wears his pair of white Julius Erving Classic Converse.
» His most expensive and precious possesions so far are his $89 trucker hat and a vintage Schumacher cap respectively.
» Loves the songs in Confessions by Usher, Nelly's songs and Justin Timberlake's songs.
» His pastime: watching DVD's, playing PS2, Xbox, P2P, basketball and dancing
» Business and Marketing are the school subjects he enjoys when he was still schooling.
» John, who was quite chubby during his younger days, sported a skin-head haircut and was teased as "itlog" (egg) by his classmates in O.B. Montessori.
» Easily angered by back fighters.
» His advice when it comes to get-ups: "Be yourself, as long as you're comfortable in what you wear. Mas cool kung meron kang sariling style."
» John is more of a jeans and rubber shoes type of guy.
» Does not like to use powerful perfumes. He prefers cologne-smelling perfumes like "Cool Waters".
» The Japanese-style beds in his room was his idea.
» His mindset in showbiz is to "keep his head down".
» For him the qualities of a good actor are professionalism, discipline and a passion in his craft.
» Is good friends with Toni Gonzaga, Nikki Gil, Luis Manzano and Geoff Eigenmann
» Simplicity and elegance are the traits he looks for in a girl.
» John's ultimate turn off in a girl are ugly toes and his ultimate turn on girl having a nice smile and unpolished toes.
» When it comes to falling in love, John can be a little too serious and concentrated on the girl.
» As a boyfriend, he pictures himself as loving and sweet. "Patient din ako and understanding."
» The best thing he did to make his loved one feel really special is when he filled up his girlfriend's classroom with a lot of white and red balloons on her 1st day of class.
» John usually consults (his sister) Camille his girl problems.
» His chosen lucky number is 14 because his birthday falls on the 14th of February.
» Before John dies, he would like to be with all my loved ones and people who don't know how he loved them.
» On his last day on earth, he would want to be at peace with everybody.
» John believes that God’s greatest gift to mankind is unconditional love.
» The worst punishment for John would be to lose someone you love for eternity.