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Canary Wharf candidate Jeff Wan set to star in The Apprentice 2017

PUBLISHED: 17:22 04 October 2017 | UPDATED: 17:28 04 October 2017

Jeff Wan Picture: BBC/Jim Marks

Jeff Wan Picture: BBC/Jim Marks

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Meet Jeff Wan, a business analyst and semi-pro hip hop dancer hoping to be hired, not fired, by Lord Sugar.

The Apprentice candidates Picture: BBC/Jim MarksThe Apprentice candidates Picture: BBC/Jim Marks

The 28-year-old is competing against 17 candidates in this year’s The Apprentice.

The BBC reality show returns at 9pm this evening, and with it, a £250,000 investment for the winner’s business.

Jeff lives and works in Canary Wharf as an analyst for American investment bank JP Morgan.

He has practiced hip hop dancing several times a week for the last decade, even performing at the O2 Arena.

He has been a fan of The Apprentice since his teens and says his smooth moves will help whisk him to a win.

“I bring character, charm and swagger to the table,” he said. “Coupled with my professional and educational experience, I am sure I will be able to separate myself from the rest.”

The television show has helped boost the public profile of Katie Hopkins and US President Donald Trump.

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