Jon was born and raised in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Staying close to home, he attended UNC-Chapel Hill where he graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Science while also competing on UNC’s track and field team. Prior to ActivEdge, Jon kept his close ties to UNC serving as an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach primarily working with cheerleading, men’s lacrosse, baseball, and softball. He has also coached multiple seasons of high school track and field at Durham Academy and East Chapel Hill High School. Jon is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is always eager to learn more about health, wellness, fitness, and sport performance.

Jon likes to stay active and push his body in any manner including through weight lifting, sprinting, and hiking, and has recently developed an interest in triathlons and distance running. He also enjoys playing music, traveling anywhere and everywhere, and spending time with his wife and two cats.