The American tenor, Juan Ahumada Jr, studied at West High School in South Sioux City. Hae ontained his Bachelor's degree in Performing Arts Management along with a Certificate in International Business, Culture, and Language from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls (2009-2013). He studied there with Dr. Jean McDonald. He also attended Russian Opera Workshop in Philadelphia. He has been a First Place Winner in multiple divisions of the Iowa NATS competition, a First Place Winner of the Quad-Cities Opera Competition, the Bill Riley Talent competition of the Iowa State Fair, as well as being recognized by the Donna Reed Foundation.
In summer 2012, Juan Ahumada made his professional debut alternating as both Pedrillo and Belmonte in Hubbard Hall Opera Theater's production of W.A. Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail in June, as well as making his role debut as Rodolfo in North Shore Music Festival's production of Puccini's La boèŔme in August. He has performed with UNI Opera Ensemble, most recently as Tamino in W.A. Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Alfred in J. Strauss' Die Fledermaus, and in concert as Il Duca in Verdi's Rigoletto. He currently lives in Sioux City, Iowa.