Jon came to LSU by way of Charlottesville, Va., where he attended Albemarle High School. He graduated from LSU in 2015 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Plant and Soil Systems. After spending two years as a student worker with the facilities and grounds department, he was offered a job by LSU upon graduation as a Horticultural Attendant.
In 2017, Jon left for the University of Houston to take over as the Head Sports Turf Manager. After a little over a year an opportunity to return to LSU made Jon, the Assistant Sports Turf Manager. In October of 2019, Jon became the Sports Turf Manager for LSU.