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Quest Crew

Quest Crew

The Quest Crew is a 13-member breaking group from California, USA, which was founded in 2006. The Quest Crew became the winner of America’s Best Dance crew in 2009.

Quest Crew Profile

Founded in 2006
Active Years2006-2020
Group MembersHok, Steve Terada, Ryanimay, D-Trix, Ryan Feng, Brian Hirano, FreakinAris, Ru, Joleethal, Mark Villaver, Subin Choi, Borwny, Teejay Lee.
Former MembersKing, Rocket-Man, Lydia Paek, Spinboy, Nicky T, Beyond.
GenreHipHop, Breaking
StatusHiatus

Quest Crew Facts

Quest Crew

Quest Crew is a group of people who do cool dances to hip-hop music in America. They’re from Los Angeles, California. They won a big dance competition called America’s Best Dance Crew on TV. Before that, each of them danced alone on other shows like So You Think You Can Dance. They also helped make dance moves for the famous duo LMFAO and even went on tour with them. In 2015, they won another season of America’s Best Dance Crew and got a prize of $100,000 and a trophy. This was the second time they became champions on the show.

The group’s name “Quest Crew” comes from the Quest Learning Center in California, which has helped them improve as a team and as individuals. They became winners of America’s Best Dance Crew in the third season.  Quest Crew appeared in a music video by Far East Movement called “Dance Like Michael Jackson” and in several videos by LMFAO like “Party Rock Anthem,” “Champagne Showers,” “Sexy And I Know It,” and “Sorry for Party Rocking.” They also danced on a show called Idol Gives Back in 2008.

Quest Crew

TITLES & ACHIEVEMENTS:

YEARTITLES
2009America’s Best Dance Crew
2015America’s Best Dance Crew
2016Emmy Awards for Outstanding Choreography

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: questcrew
Youtube: questcrew
Twitter: thequestcrew
Facebook: officialquestcrew

Quest Crew Members Profile

1. Hokuto Konishi

Hokuto Konishi Quest Crew
Hokuto Konishi (Quest Crew Members)
Stage NameHok, Falcon
Birth NameHokuto Konishi
PositionDancer
BirthdayJuly 11th, 1984
Active Years1999–present
Age39 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Heightn/a
Weightn/a
NationalityJapanese-British
Blood Typen/a

Hokuto Konishi Facts

Hokuto Konishi AKA Hok was born in Tokyo and has Japanese heritage, but he grew up in Oxford, England. He studied graphic design at Santa Monica College and learned to dance when he was 15 years old. He trained in hip-hop and locking for two years. He’s part of a hip-hop dance group Quest Crew and was a finalist on a TV show called So You Think You Can Dance. Hok is also a judge on a talent competition called The World’s Best, where he represents Japan.

WEBSITE
Website: iamhok.com

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: hok
Twitter: hokutokonishi
Vimeo: hokutokonishi

2. Steve Terada

Steve Terada Quest Crew
Steve Terada (Quest Crew Members)
Stage Namen/a
Birth NameSteve Terada
PositionCo-Founder, Martial Artist
BirthdayFebruary 15th, 1984
Active Yearsn/a–present
Age40 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height5’5” cm
Weightn/a
NationalityJapanese-American
Blood Typen/a

Steve Terada Facts

Steve Teradea was 5 years old when he started his first karate class. He didn’t like it at first, so he quit. But when he was 9 years old, he decided he wanted to kick like the Turtles from the TV show. So, he started karate again at a place called Tom Bloom Karate in California. He worked really hard at training, almost all the time except when he needed to eat and sleep. After practicing for more than 9 years and going through a back injury from winter sports, he earned his black belt in Tang Soo Do in 1997 and his 2nd-degree black belt in 1999. He is one of the co-founders of Quest Crew.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: steveterada
Youtube: SteveTerada
Twitter: SteveTerada
Facebook: SteveTeradaOfficial

3. Ryan Conferido

Ryan Conferido Quest Crew
Ryan Conferido (Quest Crew Members)
Stage NameRyanimay
Birth NameRyan Conferido
PositionCo-Founder, B-Boy, Music Producer, Co-Choreographer
BirthdayJune 13th, 1983
Active Years2005–present
Age40 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignGemini
Height5’5” cm
Weightn/a
NationalityFilipino-American
Blood Typen/a

Ryun Conferido Facts

Ryan Conferido AKA Ryanimay started his dancing journey as a dancer, he did breaking  moves, and he competed with a group called Sickstep Crew. He helped create Quest Crew and took part in shows like So You Think You Can Dance and America’s Best Dance Crew Season 3 and 8, and he won both times. After that, he went on tours with LMFAO, Kesha, and Redfoo. In 2016, he got an Emmy Award for his awesome dance choreography. He also opened a studio in Downtown Los Angeles called “The Billy Studio,” where he focuses on creating content for influencers. Right now, he’s the host of a competition on Twitch called “Type Beat Battle,” which is all about music and beats.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: ryanigram
Twitter: ryanimay
Facebook: ryanimay.conferido.395
Linkedin: ryanimay-conferido-20937a49

4. Bboy D-Trix

Bboy D-Trix Quest Crew
Bboy D-Trix (Quest Crew Members)
Stage NameD-Trix
Birth NameDominic Sandoval
PositionB-Boy
BirthdayOctober 15th, 1985
Active Years2000–present
Age38 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLibra
Heightn/a
Weightn/a
NationalityAmerican
Blood Typen/a

Bboy D-Trix Facts

Bboy D-Trix started breaking at the age of 13 and also performed for the NBA and WNBA games. He is a famous American dancer and a popular person on YouTube. He got famous by being on a TV show where people show off their dancing skills called ‘So You Think You Can Dance.’ He won another dance show called ‘America’s Best Dance Crew’ and even became a judge on that show. He also made his own online dance competition called ‘Dance Showdown.’ D-Trix’s favorite kind of dancing is break-dancing, but he likes learning new kinds of dances too. He’s an important part of Quest Crew. 

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: dtrix
Twitter: d_trix
Youtube: thedominicshow
TikTok: dtrix
Linkedin: dominic-sandoval

5. Ryan Feng

Ryan Feng Quest Crew
Ryan Feng (Quest Crew Members)
Stage Namen/a
Birth NameRyan Feng
PositionDancer
BirthdaySeptember 20th, 1982
Active Yearsn/a–present
Age41 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignVirgo
Heightn/a
Weightn/a
NationalityTaiwanese-American
Blood Typen/a

Ryan Feng Facts

Ryan Feng was born in Taiwan and has a bachelor’s degree in studio art and visual communication from UCLA, Irvine. Ryan Feng is a dancer, choreographer, and actor. He’s famous for being the creative director, choreographer, and dancer for the band LMFAO. He’s also known for being a male dancer in the Quest Crew. He took part in a show called “America’s Best Dance Crew” and his team won the championship in the third season.

WEBSITE
Website: ryan-feng

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: justfeng
Twitter: justfeng
Youtube: justfeng
Facebook: justfeng
Linkedin: ryan-feng

6. Brian Hirano

Brian Hirano Quest Crew
Brian Hirano (Quest Crew Members)
Stage Namen/a
Birth NameBrian Hirano
PositionDancer, DJ, Founder
BirthdayApril 5th, 1982
Active Years1998–present
Age42 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Heightn/a
Weightn/a
NationalityAmerican
Blood Typen/a

Brian Hirano Facts

Brian Hirano is a dancer and DJ. He is most famous for being one of the people who started the hip-hop dance group Quest Crew. When he was young, he played many sports but when he was sixteen, he got really into breakdancing because of music videos and capoeira. He and Quest Crew also had a small part in a movie called Honey 2. He was born in a place called the Bay Area in California. His family background is a mix of American, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese, Filipino, and Chinese. 

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: brianhirano
Twitter: vividbhirano
Youtube: bhirano
Facebook: brian.hirano

7. Aris Paracuelles

Aris Paracuelles Quest Crew
Aris Paracuelles (Quest Crew Members)
Stage NameFreakinAris
Birth NameAris Paracuelles
PositionDancer
BirthdayMarch 26th, 1984
Active Years1998–present
Age40 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Heightn/a
Weightn/a
NationalityFilipino-American
Blood Typen/a

Aris Paracuelles Facts

Aris Paracuelles AKA FreakinAris was born in the Philippines and currently lives in LA, USA. Aris Paracuelles creates online videos where he dances and plays video games from his Twitch streams. He shares these videos on his YouTube channel called FreakinAris. Even though he had danced with Quest Crew before they became winners of the third season of America’s Best Dance Crew, he didn’t actually join their competition until they came back for the eighth season.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: freakinaris
Twitter: freakinaris
Youtube: FreakinAris
Facebook: FreakinAris
TikTok: notfreakinaris

8. Ru

Ru Quest Crew
Ru (Quest Crew Members)
Stage NameRu
Birth NameRudy Reynon
PositionDancer
BirthdayNovember 8th, 1990
Active Years2002–present
Age33 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignScorpio
Heightn/a
Weightn/a
NationalityFilipino-American
Blood Typen/a

Ru Facts

Rudy Reynon AKA Ru is a dancer and choreographer who is famous around the world. He began learning martial arts when he was only four years old and became a second-degree black belt by the time he was 8. He started dancing when he was 12. He created his own special way of dancing called “Ru style.” He is a key part of dance group Quest Crew. He got to work with big music artists like LMFAO, Justin Bieber, and Chris Brown. He also did dance stuff for big companies like Xfinity, Nike, and Red Bull. 

WEBSITE
Website: ruareyou.com

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: ru_areyou
Twitter: ru_areyou
Youtube: Ru AREYOU
Facebook: ruareyou
TikTok: ru__areyou
SoundCloud: ru_areyou
Spotify: open.spotify.com

9. Bboy Joleethal

Bboy Joleethal Quest Crew
Bboy Joleethal (Quest Crew Members)
Stage NameJoleethal
Birth NameJoe Lee
PositionB-Boy
BirthdayJuly 28th, 1988
Active Yearsn/a–present
Age35 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignLeo
Heightn/a
Weightn/a
NationalityChinese-American
Blood Typen/a

Bboy Joleethal Facts

Bboy Joleethal first showed up on the TV show America’s Best Dance Crew during the seventh season as part of Mix’d Elements crew. After Victor Kim left Quest Crew, he became a member of Quest Crew. As a part of Quest Crew, he got the chance to perform with Jane Lynch at the 2016 People’s Choice Awards.

WEBSITE
Website: justjoelee.com

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: justjoelee
Twitter: justjoelee
Youtube: justjoelee
Linkedin: jolee2886

10. Bboy Mark Villaver

Bboy Mark Villaver Quest Crew
Bboy Mark Villaver (Quest Crew Members)
Stage Namen/a
Birth NameMark Villaver
PositionB-Boy
BirthdayJuly 3rd, 1990
Active Yearsn/a–present
Age33 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Heightn/a
Weightn/a
NationalityFilipino-American
Blood Typen/a

Bboy Mark Villaver Fact

Bboy Mark Villaver was born in Hawaii and is of Filipino descent. He began his journey as a breakdancer and then got interested in other dance styles because of local dancers who inspired him. In 2012, he went to Los Angeles to make dancing his job. He started by performing at the season 11 finale of American Idol and later worked on The X-Factor for a whole season. He was asked to join Quest Crew and became their newest member.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: markvillaver
Youtube: markvillaver392
Facebook: mark.villaver

11. Bboy Subin Choi

Bboy Subin Choi Quest Crew
Bboy Subin Choi (Quest Crew Members)
Stage Namen/a
Birth NameSubin Choi
PositionB-Boy
Birthdayn/a
Active Yearsn/a–present
Agen/a (in 2023)
Zodiac Signn/a
Heightn/a
Weightn/a
NationalityKorean-American
Blood Typen/a

Bboy Subin Choi Facts

Bboy Choi Subin was raised in Hawaii. He discovered breaking at the age of 11 when he saw some bboys breaking on the ice rink he was skating on and got totally mesmerized by it. He mastered the windmill after three months of practicing. He got to know about Quest Crew when they performed at the 50th State Fair in Hawaii and because he could not afford the ticket, he and his friends hopped the fence to watch their performance. He became highly impressed by them and surprisingly found out that Bboy D-Trix was a student at his school as well and became friends with him. Later on, he became a member of Quest Crew at the age of 22.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: iamsu_bin
TikTok: iamsu_binchoi

12. Bboy Browny

Bboy Browny Quest Crew
Bboy Browny (Quest Crew Members)
Stage NameBrowny
Birth NameBronson Chinen
PositionB-Boy, Baker
Birthdayn/a
Active Yearsn/a–present
Agen/a (in 2023)
Zodiac Signn/a
Heightn/a
Weightn/a
NationalityAmerican
Blood Typen/a

Bboy Browny Facts

Bboy Browny is a member of Quest Crew. He is also a professional baker and owns a bakery and cafe in Hawaii.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: yo_bron_

14. TeeJay Lee

TeeJay Lee Quest Crew
TeeJay Lee (Quest Crew Members)
Stage NameTeeJay/TJ Lee
Birth NameLee Tae Jun
PositionDisability Consultant
Birthdayn/a
Active Yearsn/a–present
Agen/a (in 2023)
Zodiac Signn/a
Heightn/a
Weightn/a
NationalityKorean-American
Blood Typen/a

TeeJay Lee Facts

Taejun, who also goes by TeeJay, has a unique background in Occupational Therapy. He’s all about helping people lead their best lives every day. TeeJay holds a Bachelor of Science in health education, and he got his Occupational Therapy Assistant License in 2015. What makes TeeJay stand out is his personal experience with a disability and his deep knowledge of managing pain through various techniques and methods. This has made him a trusted therapist for people from all walks of life. Impressively, TeeJay has worked with some notable clients, including the Emmy Award-winning dance crew, Quest Crew.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: teejaylee
TikTok: iamteejaylee
Linkedin: tj-lee

Former Members

14. Bboy King

Bboy King Quest Crew
Bboy King (Quest Crew Members)
Stage NameKing
Birth NameVictor Kim
PositionB-Boy
BirthdayJune 27th, 1986
Active Yearsn/a–present
Age37 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height173 cm (5’6”)
Weightn/a
NationalityKorean-American
Blood Typen/a

Bboy King Facts

Bboy King’s journey into the world of breaking began with a spark of inspiration when he saw Cuba Gooding Jr. breakdancing in a Jerry Maguire commercial. After witnessing Quest Crew’s victory on ABDC (America’s Best Dance Crew), he earned his degree in BA Economics from the University of California, Irvine. With his parents’ blessing, he embarked on a global adventure, performing with his crew. But dancing is just one facet of Bboy King’s talents. He’s a multi-talented artist who can sing, create graffiti art, and play various musical instruments, including the drums, ukulele, and guitar. 

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: victorvictorkim
Youtube: victorvictorkim
Facebook: VictorQuest
Twitter: VictorQuest
Linkedin: victor-kim

15. Bboy Rocket-Man

Bboy Rocket-Man Quest Crew
Bboy Rocket-Man (Quest Crew Members)
Stage NameRocket-Man
Birth NameAndy Luo
PositionB-Boy
Birthdayn/a
Active Yearsn/a–present
Agen/a (in 2023)
Zodiac Signn/a
Heightn/a
Weightn/a
NationalityTaiwanese-American
Blood Typen/a

Bboy Rocket-Man Facts

Bboy Rocket-Man AKA Andy Luo holds a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering, but he also has a deep passion for dance. For Andy, these two seemingly different worlds provide a unique balance that enriches his life. Managing both engineering and dance can be quite challenging, but he finds great fulfillment in pursuing both. He believes that having these two passions in his life helps keep him grounded and mentally stimulated. He describes this dual pursuit as essential for his mental and physical well-being. He is a former member of Quest
Crew.

16. Lyddz

Lyddz Quest Crew
Lyddz (Quest Crew Members)
Stage NameLyddz
Birth NameLydia Paek
PositionDancer, Singer
BirthdayMarch 28th, 1990
Active Years2005–present
Age34 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAries
Height160 cm (5’2”)
Weight47 kg (103 lbs)
NationalityKorean-American
Blood Typen/a

Lydzz Facts

Lydia Paek AKA Lydzz is a talented artist with a Korean background, hailing from Los Angeles. Her journey into the world of dance began at the age of 15 when her fascination with hip-hop culture ignited her passion for movement. Lyddz’s talent as a dancer is nothing short of extraordinary, and she’s renowned for being the only female member of the renowned dance crews Quest Crew and Boxcuttuhz. But her talents don’t end with dance. She possesses a remarkable and distinct singing voice. Her musical journey started on YouTube, where her talents were discovered by none other than Pharrell Williams. However, her music career truly took off at the age of 21 when she became one of YG Entertainment’s top songwriters.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: thelyddz
Youtube: JUUKKES
SoundCloud: soundcloud.com
Twitter: TheLyddz

17. Bboy Spinboy

Bboy Spinboy Quest Crew
Bboy Spinboy (Quest Crew Members)
Stage NameSpinboy
Birth NameAichi Ono
PositionB-Boy
BirthdayMarch 7th, 1989
Active Yearsn/a–present
Age35 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignPisces
Height162 cm (5’3”)
Weight65 Kg (143 lbs)
NationalityJapanese
Blood Typen/a

Bboy Spinboy Facts

Bboy Spinboy is a remarkable member of the Muscle Musical community and a former member of Quest Crew. He holds an impressive record for head-spinning. He’s participated in four Shin-SASUKE tournaments, showcasing his dedication to challenging obstacles. In his initial two attempts, he faced the Jumping Spider obstacle and, unfortunately, couldn’t overcome it. He faced the Jumping Spider once more in SASUKE 24, experiencing another challenge on this obstacle. Beyond his SASUKE journey, Bboy Spinboy has demonstrated incredible skill by achieving an impressive record of spinning 135 turns in just 60 seconds.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: spinboyaichi
Facebook: aichi.ono
Twitter: SpinboyAichi

18. Bboy Nicky T

Bboy Nicky T Quest Crew
Bboy Nicky T (Quest Crew Members)
Stage NameNicky T
Birth NameNick Teti
PositionB-Boy
BirthdayJuly 22nd, 1983
Active Yearsn/a–present
Age40 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignCancer
Height162 cm (5’3”)
Weight65 Kg (143 lbs)
NationalityAmerican
Blood Typen/a

Bboy Nicky T Facts

Bboy Nicky T hails from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After making the transition to Los Angeles, his career reached new heights as he joined Quest Crew. His talent also earned them guest spots on popular television programs such as So You Think You Can Dance and the Wendy Williams Show. He can be spotted in various music videos, contributing their dance expertise to visual storytelling. His artistic talents extend beyond dance, as they showcased their singing abilities as a member of the boy band V-Factory. In addition to performing, he took on a co-choreographer role for the group, playing a significant part in shaping his artistic vision.

WEBSITE
Website: nickteti.com

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Instagram: thatnickyt
Facebook: nickteti
Twitter: thatnickyt

19. Bboy Beyond

Bboy Beyond Quest Crew
Bboy Beyond (Quest Crew Members)
Stage NameBeyond
Birth NameAdil Khan
PositionB-Boy
BirthdayFebruary 3rd, 1983
Active Yearsn/a–present
Age41 (in 2024)
Zodiac SignAquarius
Height182 cm (6’0”)
Weight76  Kg (167 lbs)
NationalityNorwegian
Blood Typen/a

Bboy Beyond Facts

Bboy Beyond was born into a family of Punjabi/Pashtun heritage, Beyond spent his early childhood in Munkelia before relocating to Gronland. He is known for his appearance on Dansefeber, the Norwegian version of So You Think You Can Dance, back in 2006. He also gained recognition as a member of the Quest crew. Beyond’s journey into the world of entertainment began at a young age, starting with his involvement in music. Over time, he cultivated a career in musical theatre and breakdancing, showcasing his versatile talents. One notable highlight in his career was in 2009 when he received a special invitation to perform Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror” for Auma Obama, the sister of former US President Barack Obama.

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES
Twitter: adilstilken

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