Jye is a proud descendent of the Worimi and Dunghutti Tribes and also holds lineage to Portuguese, Irish, and English descent. Jye was born in New Lambton on Awabakal Country and raised in the Port Stephens’ town of Raymond Terrace on Worimi Country.
Jye began studying Dance in his last two years of schooling before enrolling at NAISDA Dance College in 2014. Since graduating in 2017 with a Diploma of Professional Dance, as well as working as an independent Artist, Jye has worked with one of Aotearoa’s leading contemporary dance companies, Atamira Dance Company, with whom he performed at the Commonwealth Games and the Tempo Festival in Auckland. Jye has also spent 2019 with Bangarra Dance Theatre touring Australia and internationally to Canada and America.