Jovan, along with Lowbacca, Imon Redirnus, and Zekk, were assigned to protect the Jedi's supplies on Korriban. While performing his duties, he and the rest of his team, were attacked and defeated by mutated shyracks.
He received torture and brainwashing from the Sith Lord Darth Mutatos. He was able to fight it and was subjected to even more torture. He survived and returned to Eclipse, later to serve and die on Myrkr.