Jon was born in Cortland in 1988. He attended Homer Schools where he was an avid soccer player. He graduated in 2007. Jon has been working with his dad since 2002. He started super cross racing in 2003 and then switched to motocross. He finished in 2010 in the 250 amateur class. Jon has one son Jaxon who was born November 2011. Jon enjoys snowmobiles, bikes, trucks and rc cars, He also enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, shooting, fishing and collecting guns.