Jon graduated from Arkansas City High School, Cowley College, Southwestern College, and KLETC.
He has worked in law enforcement since 1996. Prior to law enforcement, he worked in a family machine shop and their gas stations. Jon started working for Cowley College in 2017 as a Public Safety Officer.
He and his wife have been married since 2000. They have three boys who are home schooled and live on their family farm. His hobbies include watching old sit-coms, such as Emergency and Andy Griffith (Mayberry), as well as hiking, shooting and coin collecting.