John Jankowski is a Surf Mei Mei Editor who’s known Sam since his early 20s from working as a lifeguard in Lavallette. John has seen Sam grow from a local grom to the business-minded professional surfer that he is today. Who is John Jankowski: I’m a guy who talks a lot. Where is your favorite surfing spot? Anywhere I can talk a lot in the lineup. Your dream surfing spot? Anywhere people don’t mind me talking so much. Motto in life? Do talk a lot. Listening is overrated. Oh! And loiter. It adds to the environmental ambiance.