Jonathan was saved under the ministry of Dr. S.M. Davis in Lincoln, IL. He surrendered to preach under Pastor Rick Dawson in Carterville, IL. In 2006, he moved to Benton, AR, and attended and graduated from Blessed Hope Baptist College with a Bachelor's degree in Theology.

Jonathan served here at Victory Baptist Church as the Children’s Church Director from 2007-2014, and he began working as our Youth Pastor in July of 2016.

Jonathan married Emily, who has attended Victory her whole life, in 2012. They have 3 daughters: Mackenzie, Addison, and Abigail. Jonathan also holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and works as a Financial Advisor with Edward Jones Investments.