Ruhan Janse van Vuuren was born in Amersfoort, Mpumalanga, in 1981. The Janse van Vuuren family moved to Pretoria in 1989. He matriculated in 1999 from Garsfontein High School and studied Fine Arts at the Tshwane University of Technology under the guidance of Guy du Toit, Jan van der Merwe and Kevin Roberts.
He specialised in sculpture and painting. After completing his degree, he started working as an assistant with the modelling of large scale figures at Dionysus Sculpture Works. After four years of apprenticeship and learning new skills, working with materials such as bronze, stainless steel, aluminium and granite, he decided to focus on his own work and building his career as a sculptor.
Janse van Vuuren has exhibited nationally and internationally.
Janse van Vuuren divides his time between new works to exhibit, private and public commissions.