Ken Zhi Jansen (1961-2012)[1] was a Buddhist monk residing in Star City.

Biography

At some point, Ken Zhi Jansen immigrated from China to the United States and settled in Star City, where he established a monastery. In 2009, he faced facing deportation charges over not having citizenship but Malcolm Merlyn bankrolled his defense. Jansen returned the favor by offering Malcolm asylum in his monastery.

In 2012, Jansen had passed away a tree was planted in his memory at the monastery. Jansen's monastery remained a sanctuary for Malcolm despite his criminal status.[1]

Appearances

Arrow

Season 3

Comics

Arrow: Season 2.5

Trivia

  • The symbols on Jansen's grave are 土風火金水空 (earth, wind, fire, gold, water, air).[1]

Behind the scenes

References

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