Jonathan was born and raised in Nacogdoches, Texas. This happens to be the "oldest town" in Texas. He now resides in Grand Prairie, Texas with his lovely wife and 3 of their 5 amazing children. Two of which have since graduated from college. One from Texas Tech University, and one from Baylor University. He recently retired from the Air Force back in May of 2021, after 24 years of selfless and honorable service to this great nation. Jonathan has a passion and strong desire to give himself and his time in making sure the world understands the struggle of those individuals that are mentally bound for self-destruction. His positive energy and charismatic personality bring an integral ingredient to the fight on mental health and suicide awareness. He still has a huge connection with the military community, and also with prominent influencers in the civilian sector. Throughout his 24-year Air Force career, Jonathan has served in many leadership, mentorship, and management type roles. He also has and extensive background in electrical/electronic maintenance. He has continued his duty to service by being an active role player in the Air Force Wounded Warrior Program. He was appointed as an ambassador and mentor for the AFW2 community. The Camaraderie Rescue Mission Inc. gives Jonathan another avenue to display his talents at stomping out the fire that has plagued the mental health community for years. As an ambassador for TCRMI, he understands how it will have an impact on saving the lives of so many individuals and families. There is no one more passionate than Jonathan about sharing the transparent affects of living with PTSD and the suicide ideations that sometime come along with that diagnosis. No one should suffer in silence. Jonathan will do exactly what it takes in order to remove the so called “mask” that we all sometimes wear on our faces. TCRMI will give him the tools and resources needed to be successful in their journey to support, inform, and educate the rest of the world.