After graduating high school in 1998, Johnathan went to art school, graduating in 2000 with an associates degree in graphic design. Jonathan then worked as a graphic artist for five years for clients like the Pittsburgh Pirates, PNC, Heinz, and PPG to name a few. He was an art director for a local fashion magazine for about a year as well.
In 2005, at the age of 25, Jonathan joined the Marine Corps, attending boot camp at Paris Island, SC. Graduating as a lance corporal, Jonathan then went to MOS to earn the title Anti-Tank Missleman, 0352. His first duty station was 1st Battalion, 1st Marines Camp Pendleton, CA. He has been deployed twice with 1/1, both times to Iraq, Fallujah 2006, and again in 2008. He left 1/1 as a sergeant, and moved to his next duty station as a Combat Instructor, at SOI West. Jonathan left active duty on January 2013, and started school soon after and joining the Reserves. He first attended Cal State San Marcos, majoring in Physics. In the Fall of 2015 Jonathan transferred to SDSU, changing his major to Mechanical Engineering.
Jonathan's was Vice President of the SVO during his first semester at SDSU and took over as President at the end of the semester. Over the summer Jonathan has been interning at Northrop Grumman, as a Manufacturing Engineer.