Jonathan was born and reared in North Alabama. He lived in several states before settling in South Jordan, Utah. Jonathan attended the University of North Alabama and Middle Tennessee State University where he studied Criminal Justice. Before coming to ELA, he worked several years as a Security Industrial Specialist and as a Paraprofessional for the Sierra Sands School District in Ridge Crest California.
His hobbies are spending time with his daughter, Serenity, and hiking, fishing and camping.