IM Jovan Todorovic was born in Kraljevo, where he made his first chess steps. He participated in many domestic and international tournaments, which enabled him to win the IM title in 2008. He graduated from the Faculty of Physics in Belgrade and currently works as a physics teacher in an elementary school.
Since 2000 he has worked as an individual and team coach, and he was awarded the title of FIDE Instructor in 2018. As an individual coach, he worked with GM Borki Predojevic, GM Boban Bogosavljevic, GM Velimir Ivic – the youngest Serbian grandmaster, WGM Andjelija Stojanović, WGM Marija Rakić, WGM Jovana Eric, WIM Adela Velikic, WIM Marija Stojanović-Gagunashvili and children of different ages.
He teaches classes in English, Russian and Serbian.