Jon started playing drums in 5th grade. He graduated from the University of Southern California in May 2008 with a degree in Music and a Business Minor.  Jon studied privately under the direction of Peter Erskine, Will Kennedy, Terri Lyne Carrington, Ndugu Chancler,  Gordon Campbell,  Aaron Sefaty and Craig Thatcher.

Jon has received awards from Modern Drummer Magazine as the top Undiscovered Drummer in the 18 and over category.  In addition, he has placed nationally in the Guitar Center Drum Off multiple times.

Jon is regularly gigging and recording in the Los Angeles area with Vajra and LiTal as well as stints with My Chemical Romance and Ashley Tisdale while touring nationally with other pop acts.

Jon endorses Sabian cymbals and EVANS drumheads