Jaycen Joshua’s career in the music business began at age fifteen, when he began working at MCA and Motown records under the mentorship of Jheryl Busby. Later, he undertook a Marketing / A&R position at Dreamworks, then joined MTV as a show developer and Viacom in the advertisement division.
Longing for more engagement in the creation of records, he enrolled himself in the Los Angeles Recording Workshop. Within days of starting the course, he made the decision to devote his life to mixing, and soon landed an internship at Larrabee Recording Studios in North Hollywood. There, he became the assistant of all-star mixer Dave Pensado. The two began collaborating on mixes, teaming up to form the ‘Penua Project’ in 2006.
He soon positioned himself as one of the top mixing engineers in the industry. To date, he has worked with numerous high-profile artists including Mariah Carey, Justin Timberlake, Sean Combs, Jay-Z, Chris Brown, Miley Cyrus, Christina Aguilera, Justin Bieber, Mary J. Blige, Rihanna, R. Kelly, Celine Dion, J-Lo, T.I., Usher, Michael Jackson, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg, Mike Shinoda, Seal, Nas, Chris Brown and Whitney Houston.