Now in his second season at Flint, Jean-Louis had previously played under Lee Fowler at Radcliffe. He came through the youth ranks at Toulouse FC where he picked up Ligue 1 experience, before moving to Belgian side FC Brussels. He subsequently moved to England, where he forged a career in the Football League, initially playing for Grimsby Town between 2008 and 2010 before moving on to Rochdale, Bury, Tranmere Rovers, Shrewsbury Town, Barnet, Yeovil Town and Oldham Athletic. In 2019, he had a brief hiatus from English football when he joined UAE side Masfout.
Jean-Louis is of Ivorian descent and has two brothers who play football. Jean-Daniel who is an Ivory Coast international and plays for Lazio in Italy and Jean-Jacques.
Radcliffe, Masfout, Oldham Athletic, Yeovil Town, Barnet, Shrewsbury Town, Tranmere Rovers, Bury, Rochdale, Grimsby Town, FC Brussels, Toulouse FC