Overachiever Interview Series Get to Know Yang Jiyeon Name: Yang Susana Jiyeon Career Profile: Freelance Korean Instructor. Education: Ajou Graduate School of International Studies, S. Korea. Yang Jiyeon’s career is a bit of a plot twist. From early years raised by a single dad and other parental figures in and outside the home, she quickly figured out that even though there were many around that she could reach out to, she would always be the most reliable person in her life. After a situation that led to her father kicking her out of his house, she started out on her own. Today she’s an ambassador in her own right and she shares her story of self- discovery and how the light at the end of a job hunt tunnel eventually led her to a freelance career that has, literally, opened up her world.