Jeffrey Harmon graduated summa cum laude from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a B.A. in Global Studies and East Asian Languages and Cultures. At university, Jeffrey was heavily involved in student life and also joined a multidisciplinary research team investigating the experiences of international Chinese and South Korean students as they transitioned to university life. Jeffrey moved to Beijing in 2013. Before coming to Dulwich College Beijing, Jeffrey worked in a premier education consultancy in Beijing and at an American-style boarding school in Suzhou.