The pair left the competitors following their Charleston to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, which left them within the backside two with Made in Chelsea star Jamie Laing and his dance accomplice Karen Hauer.
JJ opened up about his experiences to presenter Zoe Ball on It Takes Two, showing alongside Amy and reflecting on his time on the programme.
‘It’s an absolute rollercoaster of feelings,’ he stated about his exit. ‘I’ve achieved greater than I’ve ever felt. No-one can ever take that away from me.’
JJ served as a Royal Marine in Afghanistan earlier than being injured by a bomb blast in 2011. Throughout an emotional look on the programme, he additionally stated that studying to bounce has helped him together with his incapacity.
JJ and Amy carried out the Charleston throughout their remaining look on the present (Image: PA)
He added: ‘I got here in with zero dance expertise. To consider my incapacity, there are specific issues the place I’m under zero, principally. With [the Charleston] I pushed myself to my bodily restrict.
‘In order that implies that I can go: “You’ve completed in addition to you may.” That’s once you study one thing about your self and that’s once you study one thing in regards to the world.’
He stated: ‘That is the fittest I’ve ever been on this physique – since my surgical procedure six years in the past. That’s thanks to bounce. It’s the very best all-round exercise. It’s higher than rehab.’
‘Neglect the Glitterball Trophy, that’s every part to me,’ Amy advised Zoe, talking about her expertise working with JJ.
‘Actually on a regular basis JJ impressed me and pushed me to be a greater individual,’ she added.
It comes after Amy’s heartfelt tribute to JJ on Sunday’s Strictly, struggling to carry again the tears as she stated: ‘It has been an absolute honour to be your accomplice and most significantly good friend, all through your Strictly expertise.
‘He’s, and everyone would agree, one of many world’s most truest gents. I truthfully imagine from working with JJ over the previous few months I’ve turn out to be a greater individual and I’ve realized a lot.’
Strictly Come Dancing continues Saturday at 7pm on BBC One.