Jan is an 81-year-old retired university lecturer. In 1945 he was resettled from Vilnius with his parents and settled in Szczecin. He taught econometrics at the University of Szczecin for thirty years. He graduated from the University of Warsaw with a degree in economics. For 60 years he has been married to Maria, whom he loves very much. They have a son Maciej, who is also a university lecturer. Jan loves jazz music, red wine and Russian literature.