Dave Bornea

Justin Mereck de Jesus (born February 23, 1995 in Talisay, Cebu, Philippines), better known by his stage names Dave Bornea and David, is a YouTube personality, actor, model and dancer. He is best known for his viral video Dubsmash "Twerk It Like Miley" along "Jay Arcilla", "Kenneth Medrano" and others, He also known for his role in Alyas Robin Hood as Julian "Jek Jek" Balbuena, seasons: 1 and 2.[1]

Dave Bornea
Justin Mereck de Jesus

(1995-02-23) February 23, 1995 (age 25)
Talisay City, Cebu, Philippines
Other namesDave, Chat
OccupationYouTube sensation
Years active2015–present
AgentGMA Artist Center (2015–present)
Known forAlyas Robin Hood as Jek Jek
Member of One Up
Celebrity Bluff, Bae bluffer
WebsiteDave Bornea on InstagramDave Bornea on Twitter


He was born in Visayan and raised on February 23, 1995 in Talisay City, Cebu and studied at University of Cebu, later the video "Twerk It Like Miley" was viral the video in social media. In 2018 he was on Kapuso Milyonaro with Joey de Leon and Chynna Ortaleza.


He also auditioned in the hit reality show, of GMA The StarStruck on 6th season. Dave was one of the Top 18 Survivors on 18, October 2015 along with Nikki Co, Beatriz Imperial and Camille Torres.



Television dramas

Year Title Role Network
2019 Imbestigador: Marilog Massacre Jerum Ponce GMA Network
Sahaya Inda
2018 Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko: Nonoy, Ang Santang Pinoy Paul
Victor Magtanggol Iking
Kambal, Karibal Claudio Calderon
Inday Will Always Love You Eulogist
All Star Videoke Himself / All Star Player
Wagas: Mahal Ko, Kakambal ng Engkanto Bryan Navela GMA News TV
The One That Got Away Andrew GMA Network
Dear Uge Diego
Tadhana: Nanay Knows Best Jojo
2017-2018 Celebrity Bluff Himself / One-Up Member
December 3, 2017 Dear Uge: Manang and Me Miggy
December 2, 2017 Magpakailanman: Go, Save My Daughter young Rommel
October 18, 2017 The Lolas' Beautiful Show Himself / Guest Star
August 13, 2017 Dear Uge: Anak ni Ex Sherwin Kinayod
June 17, 2017 Magpakailanman: My Breastfeeding Dad
(The Anton Ramos Story)
April 16, 2017 People vs. the Stars Himself / Special Guest
January 9 – June 23, 2017 Meant to Be Andrew Zapata
2016-2017 Alyas Robin Hood Julian Balbuena
July 30, 2016 Magpakailanman: Nang Mawala ang Lahat Dennis
March 14, 2016 That's My Amboy Red Team Star Player

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